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Spoliation of Evidence

Spoliation of Evidence

Spoliation in a legal context refers to the destruction, mutilation, alteration, or concealment of evidence. Those who suffer due to spoliation may be entitled to a number of remedies. This project aims to shed some light on these remedies and the ways in which the law may be reformed.

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evidence, rules of evidence, spoliation, suppression of evidence, concealment of evidence, civil litigation, liability, tort, civil procedure, Evidence Act, courts & tribunals, negligence, inherent jurisdiction, Rules of Court, electronic discovery