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LAWS 9996 Evidence (Fall/Spring: 3 or 4 )

Course Description

Evidence is the study of the methods by which litigants prove facts at trial. This course emphasizes the Federal Rules of Evidence and the common law from which those rules were developed. After examining the concept of relevance, the basic requirement for the admissibility of evidence, the course covers more complex topics such as hearsay, character evidence, impeachment, expert and lay opinion, and authentication of exhibits.


Prerequisites: None

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Last Updated: 24-Jun-17