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The law governing the proof of disputed issues of fact, functions of the court and jury, competence and examination of witnesses, standards of relevancy, privileged communications, illegal evidence, hearsay rule, best evidence rule, parol evidence rule, presumptions, and judicial notice.
Textbooks and Other Materials
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1. Park and Friedman, Evidence, Cases and Materials, 12th edition (2012); Foundation Press, ISBN: # 9781609301385; with 2014 Update (distributed to class by instructor without charge)
2. Daniel J. Capra, Federal Rules of Evidence with Evidence Map, 2014-2015 Edition; West Publishing, (pamphlet), ISBN # 9781628101256
First Class Readings
Ch. 1 MAKING THE RECORD [REQUIRED BACKGROUND READING]; pp. 1-77; FRE 101 & 1101, 102-106;
Class 1 - Ch. 2 – A-B INTRODUCTION TO RELEVANCE: STAGE ONE –“LOGICAL RELEVANCY’; pp. 79-88 Problems 100-101; FRE: 401-402, 403
Class 2 - Ch. 2 – C INTRODUCTION TO RELEVANCY: STAGE TWO – “LEGAL RELEVANCY”; pp. 88-108; 401- 402, 403
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