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241 sec. 2 - Evidence (Spring 2013)

Instructor: Eleanor Swift  (view instructor's teaching evaluations | profile)
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Units: 4
Meeting Time: MTuW 2:15-3:25
Meeting Location: 100

Course Start: January 07, 2013
Course Control Number (Non-1Ls): 49676


This course examines the law of proof, with special attention to the Federal Rules of Evidence. Topics include reading a full trial transcript and a detailed study of the admission and exclusion of evidence. Substantive legal topics include relevance, exclusion for prejudice, laying the foundation for exhibits, character evidence, impeachment of witnesses, hearsay, the Confrontation Clause, and expert witnesses.Class discussion will focus on Problems, and class participation is mandatory. ATTENDANCE AT THE FIRST CLASS IS MANDATORY FOR ALL ENROLLED STUDENTS AND FOR STUDENTS WANTING TO BE ADMITTED FROM THE WAIT LIST.

Exam Notes: F
Course Category: Litigation and Procedure

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Books:
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  • Evidence: Text, Cases and Problems, Fifth Edition
    Ronald Jay Allen, Richard B. Kuhns, Eleanor Swift, David S. Schwartz, Michael S. Pardo,
    Publisher: Aspen Publishers
    ISBN: 9780735596405
    Copyright Date: To Be Determined
    Price: $100.00
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