Legal Aspects of Evidence

  • Final
  • Administration of Justice
  • Legal Aspects of Evidence
  • 3.0
  • This course examines categories of evidence and legal rules governing its admission and exclusion in the criminal process.

  • 124
  • None

  • Rules of evidence

    Types of evidence

    Witness competency

    Privileged communications

    Privilege against self-incrimination

    Hearsay

    Chain of custody

    Identification procedures

    May include:

    Search and seizure

  • None

  • At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:

    1. Identify and differentiate various types of evidence
    2. Define and describe key rules of evidence
    3. Critically evaluate and apply the rules of evidence to specific case facts

  • Objective and subjective examinations/quizzes

    Case analysis

    Projects

    Homework assignments

    In class exercises/presentations

  • Criminal Evidence, Hails, J, 2014, 8th Ed.

    Criminal Evidence, Garland, 2015, 7th Ed.

  • Orig App year 2010

  • October 31, 2011
  • May 09, 2016