A comprehensive course in the law of evidence as applied in civil and criminal cases. Subjects include relevance, hearsay, judicial notice, privileges, examination of witnesses, expert and lay opinion testimony, and real, demonstrative, and scientific evidence. This course deals with both the practical applications and theoretical underpinnings of the Federal Rules of Evidence and common law precedents.
Prof. Dale Nance is the Albert J. Weatherhead III and Richard W. Weatherhead Professor in Law and Criminal Justice at Case Western Reserve University School of Law. Prof. Nance teaches and writes about jurisprudence and legal theory, conflict of laws and the law of archeological artifacts. He is the author of numerous articles in leading law reviews and an important monograph entitled The Burdens of Proof: Discriminatory Power, Weight of Evidence, and Tenacity of Belief (Cambridge University Press 2016).
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