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Spring 2016
LAW208  A  EVIDENCE

Course Description
This course provides a comprehensive overview of the law governing proof and fact-finding in federal civil and criminal trials. It covers the rationales and assumptions underlying the Federal Rules of Evidence as well as the purpose animating the Sixth Amendment's Confrontation Clause. By the end of the course, you should be able to (i) recognize evidentiary issues; (ii) interpret the Federal Rules of Evidence and apply them to new factual scenarios; (iii) understand the constitutional limitations on the admissibility of evidence; and (iv) assess the effectiveness and policy consequences of those limitations.

Course Schedule
Dates Day Time Room
01-11-2016 - 04-20-2016   TR  3:30 PM-5:20 PM F209

Course Frequency
This course is usually offered every semester

Course Information

Credits: 4
Pass/Fail Option: No
Prerequisite:
Grading: Graded
Method of Evaluation: Grades are predicated upon the final essay examination, class participation, professionalism, and any written assignments.
Graduation Requirements Fulfilled By Course:
General
Special Attributes:
Bar Course
Special Restrictions:
Law Track(s):
Litigation - Basic
Bar Subject(s):
FLORIDA
MBE
Concentration(s):
Litigation & Dispute Resolution (Concentration)   More information

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Professor(s)

BASCUAS, RICARDO


Biography
Contact Information:
Email: rbascuas@law.miami.edu
Phone: (305)284-2672
Office: G273