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Law professor reveals shocking truth about hearsay
This article exposes shocking, never-before-revealed truths about hearsay evidence. In my study of the rule, leading to my book (THE HEARSAY RULE, 2d edition, published in 2009 by Carolina Academic Press) I have discovered ...
Circumstantial evidence in Nebraska
Historically there were four lines of Nebraska cases regarding the value of circumstantial evidence. They proceeded along parallel tracks, oblivious to each other. This article traces the history of the four lines and comes ...
Presumptions: 350 years of confusion and it has come to this
The title of this article — Presumptions: 350 Years of Confusion and It Has come to This — is pretty much self-explanatory. The article begins with “the bottom line on presumptions. They are inextricably confused devices ...
About present cash value
The major goal behind awarding damages in a personal injury action is to compensate a plaintiff for his or her actual loss. When judges and juries are asked to decide upon the amount of money that will compensate a plaintiff ...
Here's the real trouble with experts
"Here's the Real Trouble with Experts!" answers this question: Does it seem that experts have become a much bigger problem than they used to be? It seems so to me, and this piece explores what I see as the ten principal ...
Big-tipping, left-leaning, show-biz celebs flee mountain hideaway: A tale of two constitutions
This is a short piece about Colorado constitutional Amendment 2, which prohibited any branch, subdivision, agency, or department of Colorado state or local government from enacting or enforcing any preferences or protections ...
Nebraska jury instructions: Second edition