Judges should have a thorough knowledge and understanding of the evidentiary issues that arise in cases, and should be prepared for the pitfalls that often cause cases to be reversed or delayed. Being prepared for an efficient handling of the cases can help not only you with your individual docket but will also help the entire judicial system with speedy and efficient resolution of cases. As part of the course, you will review the Federal Rules of Evidence and contrast them with the rules of evidence in your states.
Who should attend?
This course is appropriate for all judges who preside over trials.
Who are the members of the faculty?
Judges and law professors who have a wide and diversified background
and expertise in handling trials and evidentiary issues are members of
How is this course taught?
The faculty use a number of adult education techniques including
lecture, discussion, question and answer, and hypothetical situations,
and will participate in a workshop where you make rulings and discuss
the rationale for the rulings.
What should I tell my presiding judge or funding agency so that my attendance will be approved?
This course will enhance and increase your ability to handle
evidentiary issues in a more efficient and speedy manner and to avoid
costly and time consuming mistrials and reversals.
Whom should I contact for more information?
For more information, please contact the Registrar’s Office at (800) 255-8343 or email@example.com.