THE PREFERENCE FOR ORAL TESTIMONY
1. Reflects faith in orality in the presence of the factfinder as the
best means of discovering truth closely related to faith in a
lay person jury trial as best means of di
OPINION v FACT
The old red car was on the right hand side of the
road, 200 metres away, coming towards me.
I was only gone for 10 minutes.
The man at No. 5 was the man with the knife.
He wrote Tommy, meaning his son,
CATEGORIES OF EVIDENCE
An Accused Persons Silence
SILENCE OUT OF COURT
You are not obliged to say anything unless you wish to do so
but what you say may/ will be put in writing and may/ will be
used in evidence.
Insofar as the ca
Ms JANICE BRABYN aka MRS WONG
Available: Mondays and Fridays
(afternoons are best!)
1. Its all about the facts.
2. A search for objective truth:
an acceptable degree of probabil