The regular assortment of criminal justice f*ckery had to be delayed a few days to accommodate life. Until then, we’ve got the first of a several-part series on the Rules of Evidence and how they play out in the discussion of Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court!
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- Trump Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has been accused of attempted rape (NY Times)
- And waving his schlong in a drunk girl’s face (The New Yorker)
- And gang rape? (Twitter)
- NC’s Pattern Jury Instruction on Direct vs Circumstantial Evidence (UNC School of Government)
- FRE 401 on Relevant Evidence (LII)
- FRE 402 on Admissibility of Evidence (LII)
- FRE 403 on Excluding Relevant Evidence (LII)
- Our earlier episode on scientific evidence (Fsck #12)
- Sprint/United Management Co v Mendelsohn (Oyez)