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4 Credit Hours

Prerequisites: RCC*. This course introduces students to the rules that determine what information can be introduced by lawyers in trials. It is based on the Federal Rules of Evidence. The course covers basic evidentiary issues including relevance and prejudice, hearsay and hearsay exceptions, character evidence, and privileges. Other matters covered may include inferences, burden of proof, judicial notice, and expert testimony. Required for graduation.

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