Evidence

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Evidence by Mind Map: Evidence

1. General Provisions

1.1. Approach for MBE Issues

1.2. Govern

1.3. Does Not Govern

1.4. Objections

1.5. Preliminary Facts

1.5.1. Mandatory

1.5.2. CAP Rule

1.5.3. Standard of Proof

1.6. Mandatory

1.6.1. CAP Rule

1.6.2. Conditional Relevancy

1.6.3. Limited Admissibility

1.6.4. Require W to take Oath

1.6.5. The Rule

1.6.6. Judicial Notice

1.7. Related Statements

2. Judicial Notice

2.1. Not subject to reasonable dispute

2.2. Readily ascertainable and cannot be disputed

2.3. Mandatory If

3. Presumptions

3.1. Burden Shifts

3.1.1. Affirmative defenses

3.1.2. Presumption

3.2. Burden Levels

3.2.1. Prepond of the Evid

3.2.2. Clear and Convincing

3.2.3. Beyond a Reason Doubt

4. Relevancy Limits

4.1. Balancing Test

4.2. Prior or subsequent actions

4.3. Character Evidences

4.3.1. Civil Cases

4.3.1.1. Actions where Character is at Issue

4.3.1.2. Examples

4.3.2. Criminal Cases

4.3.2.1. D's Good Character

4.3.2.2. MIAMI KOPPS

4.3.2.3. Victim's Bad Character

4.3.2.4. Examples

4.3.2.4.1. Accused offers Character E of V

4.3.3. Habit

4.4. Legal Relevancy against Public Policy

4.4.1. Sequential Remedial Measures

4.4.2. Offers to Compromise

4.4.2.1. Severance

4.4.2.2. Medical Bills

4.4.2.3. Plenty of Insurance

4.4.2.4. Pleas and Plea Discussions

4.5. Sexual Conduct

4.5.1. Rape Shield Law

4.5.2. Exceptions

4.5.3. Child Molestation

5. Privileges

5.1. Essay Topics

5.1.1. Protected Relationship

5.1.2. communication

5.1.3. confidentiality

5.1.4. holder of priv

5.1.5. waivor

5.1.6. exception

5.2. Applicable Law

5.3. Atty / Client

5.3.1. Generally

5.3.2. Third Parties

5.3.3. Waiver

5.3.4. Exceptions

5.4. Phsycotherapist / Patient

5.4.1. Generally

5.4.2. Exceptions

5.5. Husband and Wife

5.5.1. Spousal Privilege

5.5.2. Marital Communications Privilege

5.6. Clergy Man Privilege

5.7. Other Privileges

6. Witnesses

6.1. Generally

6.2. Judges

6.3. Juror

6.4. Impeachment

6.4.1. Collateral Matter Rule

6.4.2. 4 Methods

6.4.2.1. Bias

6.4.2.2. Sensory defects

6.4.2.3. Character

6.4.2.3.1. Reputation or Opinion

6.4.2.3.2. Bad Act

6.4.2.3.3. Felony Conviction

6.4.2.3.4. Crimes of dishonesty or False Statements

6.4.2.3.5. Examples

6.4.2.4. Prior Inconsistent Statements

6.4.2.4.1. PIS Generally

6.4.2.4.2. Offered into Evidence

6.5. Examining W

6.5.1. Leading Question

6.5.2. Writing Used to Refresh Memory

6.5.2.1. Adverse Party may then

6.5.3. Exclusion of Witnesses

7. Opinions and Expert Testimony

7.1. Opinion Testimony by Lay

7.1.1. Requires

7.1.2. Scope - VEMPSS

7.2. Testimony by Experts

7.2.1. Requires - SKEET

7.2.2. Daubert - Gatekeeper

7.2.3. Basis of Opinion

7.2.4. Balancing Test

7.2.5. Ultimate Issues

8. Hearsay

8.1. Definition

8.2. Analysis

8.3. Non-Hearsay Purposes

8.3.1. Statement of mind

8.3.2. Verbal Acts

8.3.3. CAPPP Rule

8.3.3.1. Co-conspirators

8.3.3.2. Admissions

8.3.3.2.1. Direct Admission

8.3.3.2.2. Adoptive Admission

8.3.3.2.3. Authorized Admission

8.3.3.2.4. Vicarious Admission

8.3.3.3. Prior Sworn Inconsistent Statments

8.3.3.4. Prior Consistent Statements

8.3.3.5. Prior Identifications

8.4. Exceptions - Availability Immaterial

8.4.1. Present Sense Impression

8.4.2. Excited Utterance

8.4.3. Then Existing Mental, Emotional, or Physical Condition

8.4.4. Statements for Purp of Medical Diagnosis

8.4.5. Recorded Recollection (Past Recollection)

8.4.6. Records of Regularly Conducted Activity (Business Records Exception

8.4.7. Absence of Entry in Records

8.4.8. Public Records and Reports

8.4.9. Other Exceptions

8.5. Exceptions - Declarant Required to be Unavailable

8.5.1. Unavailability Definition

8.5.2. Former Testimony Rule

8.5.3. Statements Under Belief of Impending Death

8.5.4. Statements Against Interest

8.5.5. Statements of Personal or Family History

8.5.6. Forfeitur by Wrongdoing

8.6. ConfrontationClause

8.7. Multiple Hearsay

8.8. Attacking and Supporting Credibiity of Declarant

9. Authentication

9.1. Types of Evidence

9.1.1. Testimonial

9.1.2. Tangible

9.1.2.1. Read Evidence

9.1.2.1.1. Documents

9.1.2.1.2. Sound Recording

9.1.2.1.3. Handwriting

9.1.2.1.4. Voice ID

9.1.2.1.5. Telephone Calls

9.1.2.2. Demonstrative evidence

9.2. CONTAC - Self-Authentication

9.3. Issues Proponent Must Overcome RE Admissibiity

10. Contents of Writings, Recordings and Photos

10.1. Original Document Rule (Best Evidence)

10.1.1. Applies

10.1.2. Independent Source Rule

10.1.3. Substitutes for Original

10.2. (LOCS) Rule of Exceptions

10.3. Public Records

10.4. Summaries (Substantively)

10.5. Testimony or Written Admission of Party