Evidentiary Considerations in Civil Cases

16 Pages Posted: 10 Jul 2010 Last revised: 13 Jul 2010

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Lynn McLain

University of Baltimore - School of Law

Date Written: March 17, 2000

Abstract

The paper is in outline form, and specifically addresses the use of character evidence in civil cases, with the context being the use of the Maryland Rules of Evidence. Liberal use of examples is made throughout the text.

Keywords: Maryland, Rules of Evidence, character evidence, civil procedure, courts, trials, inadmissibility of evidence, propensity rule, character witnesses, reputation witnesses, opinion witnesses, methods of proving character, impeachment of witnesses

JEL Classification: K19, K29, K39, K49

Suggested Citation

McLain, Lynn, Evidentiary Considerations in Civil Cases (March 17, 2000). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1636316 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1636316

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