A study of the rules of evidence and the reasons underlying these rules, with particular emphasis on the Federal Rules of Evidence. Among the topics included are: competency and examination of witnesses, including impeachment; relevancy; the hearsay rule and its exceptions; privileges; writings; opinion, expertise, and experts; scientific and demonstrative evidence; and other issues.

Course Information
Course #: LAW 273
Program: JD
Course Type: JD Elective
Area of Study: Criminal Litigation, Financial Services Law and Compliance, Intellectual Property Law, Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution, Personal Injury Law
Credit Hours: Three credit hours.