PRLGL 125 - Evidence Law for Paralegals 3 credits
This course is an in-depth look at the rules of evidence. Both Federal and State law will be reviewed. Subjects include competency of witnesses, hearsay and its exceptions, expert and lay opinion testimony, privileged communications, relevancy, procedural considerations, judicial notice, burden of proof, presumptions, form and type of objections, authentication, the best evidence rule and the use of demonstrative and scientific evidence.
Prerequisites: PRLGL 101 Introduction to Paralegal Studies .