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This course will survey the common law, state statutory and federal rules of evidence. The rules, principles behind the rules, and cases interpreting them shall be examined.
Textbooks and Other Materials
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Required casebook and pamphlet: (1) Park and Friedman, Evidence, Cases and Materials, 12th edition (2013); Foundation Press, ISBN: # 9781609301385; with 2015 Update Supplement (distributed by instructor without charge). [Used copies of the 12th Edition may be available; also available as a lower cost e-book)]. (2) Daniel J. Capra, Federal Rules of Evidence with Evidence Map, 2015-2016 Edition; West Publishing, (pamphlet), ISBN # 9781634595919.
First Class Readings
Required background reading: Park and Friedman, Ch. 1, Making the Record, pages 1-77. Study Federal Rules of Evidence pamphlet (FRE), Rules 101-106 and 1101 and Advisory Notes. Carefully read Chapter 2A-B, pages 79-88 and FRE 401-403 and Advisory Notes.