Req: Jones Merritt and Simmons, Learning Evidence, From the Federal Rules to the Courtroom, 2nd ed., West 9780314275400Rec: Imwinkelried, Evidentary Foundations, 8th ed., LexisNexis 9780769847696
For the first week of class: Please read Chapters 2, 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8.
Req: Murray, Basic Trial Advocacy, 2003 ed., Main Law Book Co. #9780974794402Rec: Spence, Win Your Case, 2005 ed., VHPS #9780312338817Rec: Imwinkelreid, Evidentiary Foundations, 8th ed., LexisNexis #9780769847696
For the first class: Read pages 53-66 and 97-105 in Basic Trial Advocacy casebook.
Req: Murray, Basic Trial Advocacy, 2003 ed., Main Law Book Co. #9780974794402Req: Spence, Win Your Case, 2005 ed., VHPS #9780312338817
Read Chapter 4: The Power of Listening and Chapter 11: Preparing the Decision Makers to Embrace Us.
Professor Cole will also distribute additional reading material for the first class as an attachment to an email.