The rules of evidence

When: Tuesday 6 June
6pm - 7pm AEST

Where: Online via Zoom

Think you know the difference between strong and unreliable evidence? Proof, credibility and relevance are just a few points to consider when assessing if evidence is admissible in court.

In this interactive masterclass, Ilija Vickovich breaks down the principles and rules of evidence in civil and criminal proceedings in New South Wales. Join the conversation as we critically examine case studies that might make you question what makes ‘good’ evidence. You’ll have the chance to participate in real-time discussion, share your thoughts and receive instant feedback from Ilija.

Dr Andrew Burke, Director of Macquarie’s Juris Doctor, will also talk about what you will get out of the course and answer your questions about this prestigious degree.

Don’t miss the opportunity to experience an actual Juris Doctor class and explore your interest in studying for a law career, regardless of your study background.

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About our Juris Doctor

Our accredited Juris Doctor, available on campus or online, provides a great pathway to the law profession. The program is perfect for students from different disciplines who want to break into law, and our small class sizes and vibrant student body ensure you’ll be well supported to excel throughout your degree. Take advantage of the option to study online to fit study around your work and life commitments. You’ll also benefit from our unique PACE (Professional and Community Engagement) program, where you can undertake internships and work placements in a range of legal settings across Australia.

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Meet our speakers

Ilija Vickovich

Ilija Vickovich is a lecturer at Macquarie Law School and unit convenor and lecturer for the Evidence and Contracts units of the Juris Doctor program. Ilija was editor of the Macquarie Law Journal from 2012 to 2019, has co-authored books on evidence, contract law, equity, and civil procedure, and has published scholarly articles. With extensive experience in litigation and commercial matters as a legal practitioner for more than 20 years, Ilija brings a practical orientation to his teaching and research regarding historical and theoretical context.
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Dr Andrew Burke

Dr Andrew Burke is the Director of the Juris Doctor program and a lecturer at Macquarie Law School. He completed the Bachelor of Science (Environmental Resource Management) and Bachelor of Laws at Macquarie University, and the Master of Laws at the University of Sydney before undertaking his PhD at Macquarie on the sentencing of environmental crimes. Andrew was the director of the NSW Environmental Defenders Office and a solicitor in private practice specialising in criminal defence.