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2006

Hofstra Law Review

Exclusionary rule (Evidence)

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The Case For Selective Abolition Of The Rules Of Evidence, David Crump Jan 2006

The Case For Selective Abolition Of The Rules Of Evidence, David Crump

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This article advocates selectively abolishing the exclusionary components in the Federal Rules of Evidence. Arguing that some parts of the existing rules cost more than the value of any benefits they provide, it is the author's position that the current system is sufficiently dysfunctional so as to make significant revisions in the Rules of Evidence worthwhile. The article examines the hearsay rule, the rules governing repetitive-behavior evidence, and issues regarding opinion evidence, experts, and authentication. The article proceeds to consider the rest of the FRE 400 series - particularly Rules 401 through 403 - and proposes modifications. Next, the article evaluates ...


Evolving Evidentiary Needs: A Neglected Responsibility, Paul R. Rice Jan 2006

Evolving Evidentiary Needs: A Neglected Responsibility, Paul R. Rice

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