The Rules of Evidence: Concepts and Applications for College Mock Trial

This is the home of The Rules of Evidence: Concepts and Applications for College Mock Trial, a comprehensive, totally free guide to the Rules of Evidence in the context of competition in the American Mock Trial Association framework. In addition to conceptual explication of the origins of the Rules of Evidence and current evidence doctrine, Rules provides multiple video examples of objection battles in action in real mock trial rounds from the highest levels for every major rule, complete with analysis and commmentary. It also features an addendum for Trial By Combat competitors which covers objections to openings and closings including examples from the trials of OJ Simpson, Robert Durst, and more.

The Rules of Evidence for College Mock Trial can be found here, and you can find more information on the American Mock Trial Association at their website here.

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