Taught by Professor Beloof:, , An examination of rules and policies governing, kinds of information which can be received at, trial, how evidence can be properly developed by, attorneys, and how evidence may be considered by, the trier of fact. In this process, policies, favoring logically probative evidence must be, weighed against policies protecting against, hearsay, opinion, prejudice, time consumption,, and other harmful matters. Proper examination and, impeachment of witnesses also are explored., , Notice to Students: Completion of Evidence is, required before the state Supreme Court will, certify students to appear in court. If you are, considering taking Clinic or other courses (or, obtaining employment) in which court appearance, opportunities are available, you may want to take, Evidence early in your law school career., , Taught by Judge J.Jones:, , Evidence is to the law what anatomy is to, medicine. The course is an in-depth examination, of the rules governing the admissibility or, exclusion of evidence at trial. Subjects include, competency of witnesses, direct and , cross-examination of witnesses, the rule against, hearsay and its exceptions, expert and lay, opinion testimony, privileged communications,, relevancy, procedural considerations, judicial, notice, burden of proof, presumptions, form and, type of objections, authentication, the best, evidence rule and the use of demonstrative and, scientific evidence. This is a "bread and butter", course for every lawyer, taught for practical, application., , Summer ONLY, , A study of the rules and policies governing the, kinds of information that can be received at, trial, how evidence should be developed by, attorneys, and how evidence may be considered by, the trier of fact. Examination and impeachment of, witnesses are also explored. The course includes, analysis and practical demonstrations.