Fall 2015 and Spring 2016 - Mosteller: Relevancy, character evidence, other crimes evidence, expert and scientific evidence, judicial notice, examination of witnesses, credibility-impeachment and rehabilitation, real and demonstrative evidence, hearsay and the Confrontation Clause; privilege.
Fall 2015 - Smith:
Presumptions and standards of proof and persuasion, relevance, privileges, hearsay, Confrontation Clause, other crimes evidence, lay, expert and scientific evidence, examination and impeachment of witnesses. Throughout the course we will examine the behavioral and philosophical assumptions that drive the rules and methods that we discuss.
Evidence is a prerequisite to Trial Advocacy and Trial Advocacy is a prerequisite for several clinics.