The Hearsay Rule

The Hearsay Rule

21 August 0

The Hearsay Rule CRJ335 – Laws of Evidence Colorado State University Global The Federal Rules of Evidence defines hearsay as “a statement, other than one made by the declarant while testifying at the trial or hearing, offered in evidence to prove the truth of the matter asserted” (Gardner & Anderson, 2016). It does not take […]

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Portfolio Project

Portfolio Project

21 August 0

Portfolio Project State v. Lauren CRJ335 – Laws of Evidence Colorado State University Global THE CASE – State v. Lauren Ben was driving a rental car when he was pulled over by Officer Dan. Ben was going 70 miles an hour in a 65 mile an hour zone when he was stopped. While stopped, Ben […]

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Evidence in the Scott Peterson Trial

Evidence in the Scott Peterson Trial

21 August 0

Evidence in the Scott Peterson Trial CRJ335 Laws of Evidence Colorado State University Global Scott Lee Peterson was charged with first and second degree murder of his wife, Laci Peterson and their unborn baby, Connor Peterson. In 2002, Laci went missing the day before Christmas (History, 2009). When questioned by police, Scott told them that […]

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History of Fingerprints in Trials

History of Fingerprints in Trials

21 August 0

History of Fingerprints in Trials CRJ335 – Laws of Evidence Colorado State University Global The History of Fingerprinting No two people on this plant have the same fingerprints. They are as unique to each individual as every snowflake that falls from the sky. The fact that fingerprints are unique them useful, not just in identifying […]

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Portfolio Milestone: EVIDENCE CHART

Portfolio Milestone: EVIDENCE CHART

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EVIDENCE CHART Description of Evidence Offered to Prove Evidentiary Rule/Law Comments in Support Heroin Confirmation of drugs FRE 401(a)(b), 901(a) Scientific testing would show its authenticity. Stands as the basis for the criminal charges. Officer Dan’s Testimony of Ben’s Statements Involvement in case, credibility of Lauren FRE 410(b)(1) Ben was arrested, denied the drugs were […]

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Exemption to the Exclusionary Rule

Exemption to the Exclusionary Rule

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Exemption to the Exclusionary Rule CRJ335 – Laws of Evidence Colorado State University Global Keith Scott was charged with third-degree murder and plead no contest to the charges. Scott served ten years of a 10 to 20 year sentence before being released on parole in 1993. In 1994, just five months after he was paroled, […]

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Children as Witnesses

Children as Witnesses

21 August 0

Children as Witnesses CRJ335 Laws of Evidence There are many places where society generally does not like to see or hear children: airplanes, nice restaurants, and expensive resorts. Another place we don’t like to see children is in court. There has never been a good reason, as far as I can see, for a child […]

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Employment Experience

Employment Experience

21 August 0

Employment Experience CRJ335 Laws of Evidence Colorado State University Global I have spent the last 2 years working in the legal and criminal justice field while completing my degree. Prior to my current position, I worked as the assistant to the Municipal Judge in my city. I worked closely with lawyers, police officers, probation supervisors […]

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