Course Evidence - Law 608
Instructor Jason Kreag
Units 3 (Graded)


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Please Note:

This course will be simultaneously broadcasted to a conference room in the UA College of Medicine complex in downtown Phoenix.  The exact location is:

The Third Floor Conference Room
Telemedicine Building (Building 2)
University of Arizona College of Medicine
600 E. Van Buren Street
Phoenix, AZ 85004

This course studies the rules that govern the admissibility of evidence in civil and criminal trials.  It is based on the Federal Rules of Evidence and covers general relevance, special relevance, policy exclusions, privileges, the hearsay rule, non-hearsay, hearsay exceptions, witness competency, direct examination, cross examination, and impeachment of witnesses, exhibits, judicial notice, burdens of proof and presumptions.


Federal Rules of Evidence (latest edition)

Mauet and Wolfson, Trial Evidence (5th ed.)


Course Format

Informal lectures and problem solving.

Written Assignments


Type of Exam

Multiple Choice, patterned after the multi-state bar examination.

Final exam date - June 29, 2015, 5:30pm-7:30pm

Basis for grading

Grade based on final exam

Additional Comments

This is a prerequisite for Basic Trial Advocacy and for the Rule 38e Clinics (Domestic Violence, Criminal Defense and Prosecution, Child Advocacy).

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