Law 211 - Evidence

Faculty listed in alphabetical order – please see faculty specific description for requisite information.

P. Bergman I. Eagly L. Levenson J. Mnookin P. Reich E. Scallen P. Wonsowicz


General Course Description:

This course examines the law governing the admission of evidence, focusing on the Federal Rules of Evidence (and to a lesser extent the California Evidence Code), related case law, and federal constitutional doctrine.  A range of evidence topics are studied, including relevance, the role of the judge and jury, hearsay and its exceptions, confrontation, character evidence, form of direct and cross examination, impeachment, and expert testimony.  Evidence is a recommended course for students who plan to take trial advocacy or other clinical offerings, and can serve as a basis for certification to appear in court during law school.

Please review faculty specific descriptions for additional details regarding each offering.

Course Information:
​Faculty Term Course Section ​Schedule ​Units Requisite Satisfies SAW
Ingrid Eagly 17F 211 LEC 1 MWR 1:45 PM - 3:00 PM 4.0 No No
Pavel Wonsowicz 17F 211 LEC 2 MWF 10:35 AM - 11:50 AM 4.0 No No
Paul Bergman 18S 211 LEC 1 MW 1:45 PM - 3:10 PM 3.0 No No
Peter Reich 18S 211 LEC 3 MW 3:20 PM - 5:20 PM 4.0 No No
  This section limited to LLM students. Enrollment processed through the Graduate Studies Office.
Eileen Scallen 18S 211 LEC 2 TR 10:35 AM - 12:35 PM 4.0 Yes No
  Prerequisites: Law 145. Civil Procedure and Law 120. Criminal Law
Previous Course Offerings:
​Faculty Term Course Section ​Schedule ​Units Requisite Satisfies SAW
Ingrid Eagly 15F 211 LEC 1 MTW 1:45 PM - 3:00 PM 4.0 No No
Pavel Wonsowicz 15F 211 LEC 2 MTR 10:35 AM - 11:50 AM 4.0 No No
Paul Bergman 16S 211 LEC 1 MW 3:20 PM - 4:45 PM 3.0 No No
Laurie Levenson 16S 211 LEC 2 TR 12:10 PM - 1:35 PM 3.0 No No
Laurie Levenson 16F 211 LEC 1 MW 3:20 PM - 5:20 PM 4.0 No No
Pavel Wonsowicz 16F 211 LEC 2 MTR 10:35 AM - 11:50 AM 4.0 No No
Paul Bergman 17S 211 LEC 1 MW 1:45 PM - 3:10 PM 3.0 No No
Eileen Scallen 17S 211 LEC 2 TR 3:20 PM - 5:20 PM 4.0 Yes No