Advanced Topics in Evidence

Advanced Topics in Evidence

Professor Charles Nesson
Fall 2019 seminar
Th 5:00pm - 7:00pm in WCC Room 3034
2 classroom credits

Prerequisites: None

Exam Type: No Exam
Students will write a paper (1500 words) due at the end of the exam period.

The epistemology of legal, scientific, and political truth. We will consider proof by witness, proof by expert, proof by statistics and CSI, and the relationship of truth to evidence, time and viewpoint.

This is NOT a course on the Federal Rules of Evidence.

Subject Areas: Procedure & Practice, Legal & Political Theory