The Australian Legal system and an Introduction to Evidence
The Provision of Expert Evidence can be likened to an iceberg. To fully understand the requirements of writing the expert report and appearing as an expert witness (the visible bit) you have to understand the environment in which you are working, and the rationale for the many requirements of an expert. This is the material which is under the waterline. This material is covered in this tute.
On completion of this tute, participants will be able to:
- Discuss the development and amendment of relevant national and local legislation, case law and administrative law regarding the delivery of evidence in courts of law;
- Discuss the structure of the Australian legal system including court hierarchy;
- Identify the various types of evidence;
- Discuss the rules of evidence applicable to the Australian legal system
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