§1.7 Evidence Errors—Harmless

C. Mueller, L. Kirkpatrick, & L. Richter, Evidence §1.07 (6th ed. Wolters Kluwer 2018)

GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2018-51

GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2018-51

6 Pages Posted: 30 Oct 2018

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Christopher B. Mueller

University of Colorado Law School

Laird C. Kirkpatrick

George Washington University - Law School

Liesa Richter

University of Oklahoma - College of Law

Date Written: 2018

Abstract

This article discusses when evidentiary error is harmless. It addresses the Kotteakos guidelines and the competing standards set forth by courts. It also addresses the several ways by which evidentiary error may be cured at trial.

Keywords: Harmless error, evidentiary error, reversible error, prejudicial error, FRE 103, Federal Rule of Evidence 103, appeal of evidentiary error

Suggested Citation

Mueller, Christopher B. and Kirkpatrick, Laird C. and Richter, Liesa, §1.7 Evidence Errors—Harmless (2018). C. Mueller, L. Kirkpatrick, & L. Richter, Evidence §1.07 (6th ed. Wolters Kluwer 2018) ; GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2018-51; GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2018-51. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3275014

Christopher B. Mueller

University of Colorado Law School ( email )

401 UCB
Boulder, CO 80309
United States

Laird C. Kirkpatrick (Contact Author)

George Washington University - Law School ( email )

2000 H Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20052
United States

Liesa Richter

University of Oklahoma - College of Law ( email )

300 Timberdell Road
Norman, OK 73019
United States

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