LAW-2166 Evidence

Hon. Isaac Borenstein (Ret.), Prof. Rosanna Cavallaro,

4 credits day; 4 credits evening.

Evidence will develop the principles, decisions, and jurisdictional choices, relating to the presentation of facts, within the context of the adversarial trial system. Emphasis will be placed upon the Federal Rules of Evidence, applied to issues of: relevance; character and credibility; hearsay; examination of witnesses; opinions; scientific proof; law and fact; functions of the judge and the jury; testimonial, circumstantial and real evidence; competency and privilege; examination and cross examination of witnesses; best evidence rule, parole evidence rule, hearsay exceptions, and burdens of proof.

pointer    Elective Course

pointer    Meets Base Menu Requirement

pointer    Meets Civil Litigation Concentration Requirements

pointer    Meets Labor and Employment Law Concentration Requirements

pointer    Recommended for the Mass Bar

pointer    Final Exam Required

<<Course Updated: March 15, 2016>>