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Litigation Process IV - LTP401F

Baccalareus Technologiae Degree Year module NQF level: 7 Credits: 17
Module presented in English
Purpose: Forensic investigation means court aimed investigations. The whole investigation process can be regarded as part of the litigation process because it is aimed at gathering evidence that will stand the scrutiny of the court. The investigator plays a vital role in the process. It is his/her duty to gather the evidence by using techniques that will be admissible in court, to liaise with the prosecutor, testifying and assist the prosecutor in presenting the evidence. This subject provides the learner the opportunity to decide on any technique that can be used during the litigation process he/she wants to specialize in. The offering is research based. The learner decide on the technique, formulate a topic and research that. Two assignments will be submitted followed by the submission of the final research report on the topic in the form of a mini dissertation which will be evaluated on same principles as a dissertation.