Evidence A & B
The textbook for Evidence is "Learning Evidence: From the Federal Rules to the Courtroom," Second Edition, by Deborah Jones Merritt and Ric Simmons, ISBN 978-0-314-27540-0. You will not need a rules supplement. The rules are included in the casebook and are available for view on Westlaw.
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 1/13 Introduction; pp. 1-39 (skim) Objections; Limited Admissibility pp. 40-54
W 1/15 Relevance; pp. 55-68; Rule of Completeness pp. 287-291
F 1/17 Prejudice; pp. 69-87