Evidence A - Cordray


Course Title

Evidence A



First Assignment


Spring 2013 


Professor Cordray 

The textbook for Evidence is Learning Evidence, Second Edition, by Deborah Jones Merritt and Ric Simmons, ISBN 978-0-314-27540-0.  You will not need a rules supplement.  

For the first class session, please skim pages 1-39, which provide valuable background information on how evidence is used, types of evidence, the Federal Rules of Evidence, and the structure of a trial.  Please also read carefully pages 40-54. 


The assignments for the first week are: 


M         1/7       Introduction;                                                                                       1-39 (skim) 

                        Objections; Limited Admissibility                                                      40-54 


T          1/8       Relevance;                                                                                           55-68 

                        Rule of Completeness                                                                         287-291 


Th        1/10     Prejudice                                                                                             69-87