Steve continues his podcast on character evidence, discussing the Federal Rules of Evidence covering credibility, character and impeachment.
Rule 608. Evidence of Character and Conduct of Witness
Rule 609. Impeachment by Evidence of Conviction of Crime
In this episode of Evidence, Steve Wasick presents the first of a two part series on character evidence, covering Federal Rules of Evidence 404 and 405.
Rule 404. Character Evidence Not Admissible To Prove Conduct; Exceptions; Other Crimes
Rule 405. Methods of Proving Character
In Evidence #5, Steve Wasick talks about unavailable declarants, the residual hearsay exception and the confrontation clause.
Rule 804. Hearsay Exceptions; Declarant Unavailable
Rule 807. Residual Exception
In Evidence #4, Steve Wasick covers statements that are not hearsay under Rule 801(d) and hearsay statements that are admissible under the exceptions of Rule 803.
Rule 801. Definitions
Rule 803. Hearsay Exceptions; Availability of Declarant Immaterial
In this episode of Life of a Law Student, Steve Wasick talks about the basics of hearsay under the Federal Ruleof Evidence 801.
Rule 801. Definitions
Steve has sent me a good-sized round of podcasts on Evidence — I’m currently working on getting them setup for publishing, but we hope to have them all out in time for midterms.
In Episode #2 of Evidence, Steve covers Federal Rules of Evidence 407-411 which touch on exclusions of evidence that, despite being relevant, isn’t admissible.
Rule 407. Subsequent Remedial Measures
Rule 408. Compromise and Offers to Compromise
Rule 409. Payment of Medical and Similar Expenses
Rule 410. Inadmissibility of Pleas, Plea Discussions, and Related Statements
Rule 411. Liability Insurance
I’d like to start off by welcoming Steve Wasick to the Life of a Law Student team!
Steve is a 2L at Northwestern University who has taken the time out of his studies to create a new series for us based on his Evidence class. Thank you, Steve and we appreciate your hard work!
In this, the inaugural episode of Evidence, Steve covers Evidence, covering the following:
Rule 401: Definition of “Relevant Evidence.”
Rule 402: Admissibility based on relevance.
Rule 104(b): Conditional relevance.