Summary: Using both problems and simulations, this set of materials is designed to teach the reader to approach Evidence in a systematic manner; to analyze both legal doctrine and the factual setting in which that doctrine works. Perhaps the most unique aspect of these materials is the use of simulation. While many of the simulations contained in this book are done in the classroom and involve direct and cross-examination, many others involve non-courtroom situations and are ...show moredesigned to be performed outside the classroom. Many of the simulations performed outside the classroom are followed by questionnaires. When these questionnaires are answered after the exercise, they should provide immediate feedback on the reader's understanding of the evidentiary principles involved.
The third edition of Problems and Simulations in Evidence also contains two Performance Tests which were used for the California bar examination. As the majority of bar applicants in the United States now take at least one Performance Test on the bar examination, these tests will expose to readers the type of examination they most likely will take. ...show less