Universitat Internacional de Catalunya

Theory of Evidence

Theory of Evidence
Second semester
Main language of instruction: Spanish

Other languages of instruction: Catalan,

Teaching staff

The professor will attend the students, in the event that they need said assistance and it is feasible with the agenda of the professor, and it will be necessary to previously schedule a meeting via e-mail (tdiciommo@uic.es).


With this subject the student completes the basic formation in procedural issues and, more precisely, in the subject of judicial evidence. The test of the controversial facts is fundamental to obtain a favourable judgement and, therefore, the satisfaction of the petition of the client.

Pre-course requirements

No specific requests, however, it is advisable that the student have very present the contents of civil procedural . Any lacks in this sense could have negative consequences for the suitable knowledge of the subject.


It should be noted that the goals are ambitious. With the purpose to confer the student more than a solid civil procedural formation, propose as a goals of the subject the following:

1.- Command of the juridical argumentation.

2.- Command of the research of the facts in civil matter.

3.- Command of the test since the point of view of the evidence.


  • 06 - To acquire the ability to make decisions
  • 23 - To identify the state, doctrinal and legal framework of a complex legal issue
  • 24 - To acquire the skills to resolve problems and make decisions using relevant information and by applying correct methods while placing the issue within a legal system context
  • 25 - To acquire the skills for legal paperwork processing: composing texts, clarifying a position on a matter, use of forms, etc.
  • 26 - To master the techniques and other evidence taking stategies

Learning outcomes

1. Dominate the techniques and forms of proof. 2. Know and understand the different media sources and testing techniques. 3. Know and distinguish the different means of pre-constitution of evidence. 4. There will be acquired skills to cope with the common elements of procedural actions concerning this matter. 5. Be able to find information, interpret and use it for solving practical cases or carrying out work on this matter. 6. Be able to accurately identify the regulatory, doctrinal and jurisprudential status of a legal problem concerning the scope of this matter. 7. There will be developed skills to detect the legal problems that underlie a particular case. 8. There will be developed skills in resolving legal disputes related to the contents of the module. 9. There will be acquired skills in the use of ICT in relation to obtaining legal information (databases of legislation, case law, etc.).

Teaching and learning activities

In blended

Classroom activities in order to follow up on students (both individual and in a group)
06 24
Presenting concepts and their practical application in the classroom
23 26
Individual projects

Teaching and learning material