This course covers the origin, development and philosophy of criminal evidence.  It will enable the student to understand the constitutional and procedural consideration for rules of evidence, the applicability of rules to criminal and civil matters, rules governing admissibility, and an overview of evidentiary privileges. 

  • Course Description: This course covers the origin, development and philosophy of criminal evidence.  It will enable the student to understand the constitutional and procedural consideration for rules of evidence, the applicability of rules to criminal and civil matters, rules governing admissibility, and an overview of evidentiary privileges. (Note: 3 lecture credits)