Syracuse Law Review, Vol. 55, p. 1005, 2005
48 Pages Posted: 22 Jun 2010
Date Written: 2005
This article is a survey of developments in evidence rules in 2003-2004. This covers Procedure, Relevancy, Witnesses, Cross-examination and Impeachment, Hearsay, Expert Opinion, and Privileges.
Procedure includes: Court Control, Juror Interrogation of Witnesses, Preservation, Judicial Notice, Presumptions, Res Ipsa Loquitur.
Relevancy includes: "Opening the Door," Other Crimes, Other Accidents, and Non-Testimonial Proof.
Witnesses includes: Opinions, Defendant Physician as Plaintiff's Witness, and Calling the Adversary's Expert.
Cross-Examination and Impeachment includes: Prior Convictions and Bad Acts, Contradiction and Extrinsic Evidence, and Impeachment By Learned Treatise.
Hearsay includes: Confrontation, Admissions, Business Records, Declarations Against Interest, and Prompt Outcry.
Expert Opinion includes: Appropriateness, Qualified Expert, Basis For Expert's Opinion, and Frye.
Privileges includes: Fifth Amendment, Attorney-Client, Spousal, and Physician-Patient.
Keywords: Procedure, Relevancy, Witnesses, Cross-examination and Impeachment, Hearsay, Expert Opinion, Privileges
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Hutter, Michael J., Evidence - 2003-2004 Survey of New York Law (2005). Syracuse Law Review, Vol. 55, p. 1005, 2005. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1625927