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241 sec. 1 - Evidence (Spring 2012)

Instructor: Eleanor Swift  (view instructor's teaching evaluations | profile)
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Units: 4
Meeting Time: WThF 11:20-12:30
Meeting Location: 100

Course Start: January 11, 2012
Course Control Number (Non-1Ls): 49658


This course examines the law of proof as established primarily by the Federal Rules of Evidence. Topics include relevance, authentication of exhibits, character evidence, impeachment of witnesses, hearsay and the Confrontation Clause, expert witnesses and scientific evidence.

Most classes focus primarily on problems -- fact hypotheticals to which the evidence rules are applied. Class participation is mandatory.

Attendance at the first class session is mandatory for all students who are enrolled in the class, and for all who are on the Wait List and want to be enrolled.

Exam Notes: F
Course Category: Litigation and Procedure

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  • EVIDENCE: Text, Problems and Cases
    Allen, Kuhns, Swift, Schwartz and Pardo
    Edition: 5th edition, 2011
    Publisher: Aspen
    Copyright Date: To Be Determined
    Price: To Be Determined

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