SEM VI Law of Evidence – Unit V Class Notes

Witness, Examination and Cross Examination Competence to testify (Sections 118 to 120) Privileged communications (Sections 121 to 128) General principles of examination and cross examination (Sections 135 to 166) Leading questions (Sections 141 – 145) Approver’s testimony (Section 133) Hostile witnesses (Section 154) Compulsion to answer questions (Sections 147, 153) Questions of corroboration (Sections 156-157) […]

SEM VI Law of Evidence – Unit IV Class Notes

Burden of Proof The general conception of onus probandi (Section 101) General and special exception to onus probandi (Sections 102-106) The justification of presumptionand burden of proof (Sections 107 to 114) with special reference to presumption to legitimacy of child and presumption as to dowry death Doctrine of judicial notice and presumptions Estoppel: Scope of […]

SEM VI Law of Evidence – Unit III Class Notes

Character evidence Meaning – Evidence in Civil Criminal cases English Law (Sections 52-55) Oral and documentary Evidence Introduction on Proof of facts General principles concerning Oral Evidence (Sections 59-60) General principles concerning documentary; Evidence (Sections 61-90) General principles regarding exclusion by evidence (Sections 91-100)   (more…) Related posts: SEM VI Law of Evidence – Unit […]

SEM VI Law of Evidence – Unit II Class Notes

Relevancy and admissibility of confessions Admissibility of information received from an accused person in custody Confession of co-accused (Sections 24 to 30) Admitted facts need not be proved (Section 58) Dying declaration Justification for relevance Judicial standards for appreciation of evidentiary value – Section 32 (1) with reference to English Law Other statements by persons […]

SEM VI Law of Evidence – Unit I Class Notes

Introduction Distinction between substantive and procedural law Conceptions of evidence in classical Hindu and Islamic Jurisprudence Evidence in customary law systems (Non-state law) Introduction to the British ‘Principles of Evidence’ Legislations dealing with evidence (other than Indian Evidence Act) with special reference to CPC, Cr.P.C., Bankers Book Evidence Act, Commercial Document Evidence Act, Fiscal and […]