This is an important course for law students to understand the application of the rules of evidence. It is divided in to two modules. The course will cover both the substantive as well as procedural rules of evidence; theories and policies of the Law of Evidence. It will cover relevancy and admissibility of evidence, modes of proof and the production and effect of evidence. The objectives are to inculcate a critical appreciation of the issues and to prepare students for professional practice. The course is absolutely necessary for students to grasp the rules of evidence before joining legal profession.

Recommended Reading:

  1. Chaturvedi, Gopal. S Field’s Law on Oral and Documentary Evidence, 2nd edn. Delhi: Delhi Law House, 2002.
  2. Chaturvedi, Gopal. S Field’s Law Relating to Estoppel 3rd edn. Delhi: Delhi Law House, 2003.
  3. Chaturvedi, Gopal. S. Field’s Law on Admissions and Confessions, 2nd edn. Delhi: Delhi Law House, 2003.
  4. Mahmood, Shaukat. The Law of Evidence: An exhaustive commentary on Qanun-e-Shahadat Order, 1984, 2nd edn. Lahore: Legal Research Centre, 1991.
  5. Murphy, Peter. Murphy on Evidence. Oxford: OUP, 2009.
  6. Rahman, Justice Khalilur. Principles & Digest of the Qanun-e-Shahadat, Commentary adapted from Justice Monir’s Principles and Digest of the Law of Evidence, 6th edn. Lahore: PLD, 1993.
  7. Rao, Kesava. Law of Evidence, 18th edn. Nagpur: LexisNexis, 2009.
  8. The Text of the Qanun-e-Shahadat Order, 1984 with commentary.
  9. Zafar, Emmanuel. Art of Cross Examination. Lahore: Eastern Law Book, 1995.