CRJ 335

The Hearsay Rule

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 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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Portfolio Milestone: EVIDENCE CHART

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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Employment Experience

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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Children as Witnesses

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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