← Evidence Chapter 1 Test
5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- motions in limine
- contempt of court
- direct evidence
- a Motions made before trial on the admissibility or excludability of specific evidence.
- b A finding by a judge that a person has disobeyed a court order, and is consequently subject to fine and imprisonment.
- c Person who determines the facts in a legal proceeding also known as the factfinder.
- d Evidence that directly proves a point.
- e Brief legal essays that provide the court with facts, law, and argument as to why the legal point being argued should be decided in the favor of the party on whose behalf the memorandum is written.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- A question that does not suggest an answer or put words in the witness's mouth.
- Reduce or lessen.
- An instruction given by the judge to the jury to restrict their use of a specific item of evidence.
- Exhibits that illustrate or demonstrate something, but are not the "real" thing.
- In court, counsel objects to testimony believed to be inadmissible, and counsel states the basis for the objection.
5 True/False Questions
proffered → The process by which parties in a lawsuit obtain information and evidence from others, including their opponents.
judicial notice → Comments accompanying the FRE proposals.
stipulated → Reduce or lessen.
circumstantial evidence → Evidence in the form of documents.
exhibits → Reduce or lessen.