|Location:||Hazel Hall 225|
|Enrollment Limit:||Please see Patriot Web|
|Syllabus:||Go to syllabus|
|Course Documents:||No documents listed.|
|Exam Date/Time:||12-11-2008 6:00pm|
This class focuses on issues surrounding the admissibility of expert testimony in civil and criminal litigation, with a particular focus on forensic science evidence. Topics include an in-depth analysis of Federal Rule of Evidence 702 and state common law rules for admissibility, and a discussion of particular categories of expert testimony, such as fingerprints, lie detectors, psychological syndromes, and epidemiology. It is recommended, but not required, that students take Evidence and Trial Procedure before taking this class.