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Evidence (ITA)

This course is a study of the rules of evidence and a more philosophical reflection on the pursuit of factual truth as an ideal of the trial. The course covers the traditional range of evidence doctrine, including relevance, hearsay, witness examination, expert testimony, privilege, and exhibits, with a focus on the Federal Rules of Evidence. This section is open only to persons taking Introduction to Trial Advocacy (Clinical Trial Advocacy). Both courses are taught from the same core of case files and the sequence of topics and materials are carefully coordinated to be mutually reinforcing. Teaching Method: Simulated evidence argument, lecture Evaluation: Final examination Text: Prerequisites: Trial Advocacy (ITA) is a corequisite. Students enrolled in the concurrent section of Trial Advocacy (ITA) are guaranteed enrollment in Evidence (ITA).


Catalog Number: LITARB 606
Practice Areas: Civil Lit. and Dispute Resolution


Course History

Fall 2013
Title: Evidence (ITA)
Faculty: Burns, Robert P. (courses  |  homepage)
Section: 1     Credits: 3.0
Capacity: 100     Actual: 56



Fall 2012
Title: Evidence (ITA)
Faculty: Burns, Robert P. (courses  |  homepage)
Section: 1     Credits: 3.0
Capacity: 100     Actual: 82



Fall 2011
Title: Evidence (ITA)
Faculty: Burns, Robert P. (courses  |  homepage)
Section: 1     Type: Lecture     Credits: 3.0
Capacity: 100     Actual: 65



Fall 2010
Title: Evidence (ITA)
Faculty: Burns, Robert P. (courses  |  homepage)
Section: 1     Type: Lecture     Credits: 3.0
Capacity: 100     Actual: 61