17 Pages Posted: 9 Jul 2010 Last revised: 13 Jul 2010
Date Written: July 30, 2002
This paper was prepared as a handout for a CLE presentation in July of 2002. The paper deals with the following: Why Do We Need Rules of Evidence, Anyway?; Respective Roles of the Judge and the Jury; Relevance Requirement; Authentication: A Subcategory of Relevance; The “Best Evidence Rule”: Rules 5-1001 through 5-1008; Hearsay: General Framework. These questions and concepts are explained in detail, with relevant code and rule references, and with examples where appropriate.
Keywords: Maryland, Rules of Evidence, Collection Cases, Trial Courts, Relevance Requirement, Authentication, Best Evidence Rule, Hearsay
JEL Classification: K19, K29, K39, K49
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
McLain, Lynn, An Introduction to the Rules of Evidence Applicable to Collection Cases in Maryland Trial Courts (July 30, 2002). University of Baltimore School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1636786 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1636786