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Daubert Handbook: The Case, Its Essential Dilemma, and Its Progeny, The
(Creighton University School of Law, 1996)
INTRODUCTION|This Article is about Daubert v. Merrell Dow Pharmaceuticals, Inc. It is not about whether Daubert is a good decision or whether it is a bad decision, although, in my view, Daubert is a pretty good decision ...
Same-sex marriage, conscientious objection and an ambushed Pope
This article is about the United States Supreme Court decision of Obergefell v. Hodges, and the swing vote provided by Justice Anthony Kennedy. It also addresses the legal issues surrounding the conscientious objection by ...
Residual Exception to the Hearsay Rule: The Complete Treatment, The
(Creighton University School of Law, 2000)
INTRODUCTION|The hearsay rule excludes from evidence a kind of information that we all use all of the time in our every day lives: second-hand information. The rule expresses a judicial preference for first-hand knowledge. ...
Privileges, Hearsay, and Other Matters
(Creighton University School of Law, 1997)
FIRST PARAGRAPH(S)|Let me start this update of the past year's activity in the law of Evidence, in the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit and the United States Supreme Court, with the topic of privileges. ...
Three Perspectives of the Law: Advice to the Young Lawyer
(Creighton University School of Law, 1998)
INTRODUCTION|In a recent issue, the National Law Journal profiled two judicial opinions as significant. In the first, the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a search and seizure case out of the Western District of ...
Evidence Review: The Past Year in the Eighth Circuit, Plus Daubert
(Creighton University School of Law, 1995)
FIRST PARAGRAPH(S)|A(1). Timely Objection; Rule 103: United States v. Zerba. Black-Letter Law: (1) An objection after the question has been answered is not a timely objection. (2) Absent plain error, an untimely objection ...
About Present Cash Value
(Creighton University School of Law, 1985)
INTRODUCTION|The major goal behind awarding damages in a personal injury action is to compensate a plaintiff for his or her actual loss. With that goal in mind, consider the problems presented by an award for damages to ...
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