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LAW7282 - Pre trial analysis and preparation

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

Postgraduate Faculty of Law

Leader: Professor George Hampel/Mr Randall Kune


City Trimester 1 2007 (On-campus)


Taking instructions
Analysis of materials
Preparing the report
Conferring with lawyers
Law reforms particularly those in the Federal Court and the NSW
Subject topics :
Taking instructions
Analysis of materials
Preparing the report
Conferencing with Lawyers
Law reforms.


At the successful completion of this subject the student should be able to:

  1. undertake a structured analysis of material with a view to giving evidence in court;
  2. prepare a report which provides a suitable foundation for the giving of that evidence;
  3. identify different approaches to the giving of expert evidence and explain the impact this has on analysis and preparation;
  4. explain the expert's function in conferenceing with lawyers.


This Subject will be assessed as Pass or Fail only and no grades will be allocated.
There will be ongoing assessment including reflective activities, case studies, assignments and a final assessment task. Participation in the online discussion group will also be required.


Must be enrolled in Graduate Certificate of Forensic Studies.