Courses 2008 - 2009
LAW B 503 Evidence
Credits: 2-6, Variable
This course will examine the rules governing the admission, exclusion, and presentation of evidence in judicial proceedings. Topics to be covered in this course include relevancy; authentication; the 'Best Evidence' doctrine; categorical rules of exclusion; character and habit evidence; competency of witnesses; examination and impeachment of witnesses; opinion and expert testimony; presentation of evidence; privilege; the hearsay rule and its exceptions; presumptions and burdens of proof; and the scope of judicial notice.
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