law5aad advanced advocacy



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Credit points: 20

Subject outline

In the unit students will learn the importance of persuasion and the need to build logical arguments; to understand and apply advanced knowledge about the fundmental rules of evidence relating to the admission of evidence in the context of trial. They will learn the techniques of persuasive advocacy and gain practical experience in the techniques of a good advocate. Techniques for dealing with expert and other special situations and for developing skills in presenting submissions to the court whether orally or in writing will also be learnt.

SchoolLa Trobe Law School

Credit points20

Subject Co-ordinatorDavid Wishart

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

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Special conditions Unit may be offered in another semester. Unit presented in four day interative seminar.

Learning resources


Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsCross-examination Practice and ProcedureRecommendedGlissan, J.L.BUTTERWORTHS, 2ND EDITION, 1991
ReadingsEvidence and AdvocacyRecommendedWells, .W.A.N.BUTTERWORTHS, 1988

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