Evidence for Litigators

This course combines all the traditional knowledge and theory of a traditional evidence class but adds the layer of applying the rules in practice. Students practice arguing evidentiary motions, have weekly application exercises and explore issues of memory, false confessions, digital evidence and the future of evidence and technology. This course is for students who intend to practice civil or criminal litigation and want a deeper understanding of how judges interpret the rules and how lawyers use the rules to their advantage.

Students may not earn credit for both Evidence and Evidence for Litigators.


Class Details

Meeting Days Time Location
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday 10:30 - 11:20 am TNH 3.140
Exam Type Date Time Alpha Range Room
Final 5/2/18 1:30 pm A-Z
2.138

Additional Information

Course Type
Grading Method
Pass/Fail Allowed
Will not use floating mean GPA

Textbooks

  • Wellborn's Cases and Materials on The Rules of Evidence, 7th - Olin Guy Wellborn, III
      West , edition: 7th
      ISBN: 9781634606226   (required)
  • Goode and Wellborn's Courtroom Evidence Handbook, 2017-2018 Student Edition - Steven Goode & Olin Guy Wellborn III
      West , edition: 2018
      ISBN: 9781683287636   (required)
  • People of the State of California v. Phil Spector, Case File - Ann Murphy
      Aspen , edition: 2010
      ISBN: 978-07355-9795-2   (required)