LAWG 415 Evidence (Civil Matters) (3 credits)

Offered by: Law (Faculty of Law)

Overview

Law General : Basic principles of evidence as applied and developed in the context of the civil process in all jurisdictions in Canada. Topics include: burden and standard of proof; relevance; the different kinds of evidence, i.e. documentary evidence; testimonial evidence (lay and opinion evidence), presumptions, admissions and real evidence; the principal rules of admissibility, including the hearsay rule and its exceptions.

Terms: Winter 2019

Instructors: Patrick M Ferland, Giacomo Marchisio (Winter)