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The course seminars will engage students with: Proof and understanding probability evidence; issues/solutions with expert evidence; issues surrounding evidence from vulnerable witnesses; issues in Corroboration and Similar Fact Evidence; Hearsay evidence and issues surrounding the Presumption of Innocence, Reverse burdens of Proof and Human Rights
|Second Sub Session
|30 credits (15 ECTS credits)
Scots Law in the area of evidence and procedure is in many respects unique and distinct from that in neighbouring jurisdictions. It has undergone significant review and change since the landmark decision in Cadder v HMA UKSC  UKSC 43. This Level 4 Course will engage directly in critically examining and evaluating the impact of those reviews and procedural changes to some of the key conceptual foundations underpinning the admissibility of evidence in Scotland.
Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.
3000 word essay (33%);
2 hour exam (67%).
Normally, no resit is available.
There are no assessments for this course.
This will be delivered in accordance with the University of Aberdeen’s and Law School Policy.