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Face To Face With The Right Of Confrontation, Richard D. Friedman Jan 2004

Face To Face With The Right Of Confrontation, Richard D. Friedman

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This article is an edited excerpt from the amicus curiae brief filed in Crawford v. Washington, heard before the United States Supreme Court on November 10, 2003. Prof. Friedman wrote the brief for the Court.


Focus On Faculty, Richard D. Friedman Jan 1998

Focus On Faculty, Richard D. Friedman

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Professor Richard Friedman talks about his scholarship and work.


Light-Hearted Thoughts About Discovery Reform, John W. Reed Jan 1982

Light-Hearted Thoughts About Discovery Reform, John W. Reed

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I am delighted to be here among friends from various settings and associations over the years. Having been unable to arrive until late last evening, I am in a poor position to offer useful commentary on what has been said here. But no matter-that is not my assignment. You have heard enough words of wisdom for one weekend. My pleasant assignment is to offer some "light-hearted" comments on discovery reform. I hope they do not prove to be "light-headed" as well.


The Future Of Evidence Law: Or, Some Prophecies About Proof, John W. Reed Jan 1977

The Future Of Evidence Law: Or, Some Prophecies About Proof, John W. Reed

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I am honored to participate in this seminar that is part of the celebration surrounding the dedication of Colorado's new State Judicial Building. But that feeling of honor is tempered by an awareness of the responsibility and perils of the role I have been asked to play. With the assignment, "The Future of Evidence Law," I have been asked to play the prophet, to be a seer of sorts, and to suggest what rules and principles will govern proof at trials at some date in the future. Exactly what date was not specified in the invitation-a decade, perhaps? A ...


Bad News And Good News, John W. Reed Jan 1975

Bad News And Good News, John W. Reed

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Law schools do one thing superbly well: they teach the intellectual skills of reasoning, of distinction drawing, of deductive and inductive logic, of anlysis and synthesis. These are heavily verbal skills, at least in the context in which lawyers employ them, and students are tested for their mastery of these skills by written examinations. If one does well, he or she is placed on the law review, where these particular skills are honed even further.