Module P06 - Witness Statements


Programme
Cases
Statutes
Rules

Programme

Time

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Activity

Type of activity

0930-0945

1

Registration

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0945-1000

2

Case Analysis: : Introduction to structured case analysis (or reminder to those who have used it) Application of structured case analysis to scoping witness evidence

Tutor led discussion

1000-1045

3

Witness Evidence Scoping: Discuss a bullet point e-mail to a witness explaining Using the case analysis, the groups will scope the areas for witness questioning Groups will fine tune the scoping document to take account of evidential requirements.

Group Work session

1145-1100

4

Coffee

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1100-1130

5

Completeness: based on Discussion Problem 1

Tutor led discussion

1130-1215

6

Evidence: The main rules of evidence applicable to witnesses

Tutor led session

1215-1300

7

Evidence: Discuss a bullet point e-mail to a witness explaining Using the case analysis, the groups will scope the areas for witness questioning Groups will fine tune the scoping document to take account of evidential requirements. what use might be made while in the witness box of a previous self-serving statement and in what way any previous statement inconsistent with their current testimony might be used.

Group Work session

1300-1400

8

Lunch

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1400-1415

9

Persuasive Presentation: persuasive narrative clarity in narrative preparing to use evidence in argument associated rules

Tutor led discussion

1415-1500

10

Persuasive Presentation: working in teams, groups will reorganise a short witness statement to maximise clarity, persuasive potential and usefulness in argument

Work Group session

1500-1515

11

Form: Formal requirements for witness statements.

Tutor led introduction

1515-1530

12

Tea

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1530-1600

13

Professional conduct: professional conduct issues arising in connection with witness statements

A tutor led session

1600-1645

14

Professional conduct: Delegates will discuss a number of ethical problems raised by Discussion Problem 2.

Group Work session

1645-1700

15

Professional conduct: reflecting on conduct issues and the other issues raised in the course.

Tutor led session

1700

16

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