Evidence

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buneka
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Evidence
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2010-12-04 19:00:06
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competency
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Evidence exam
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  1. Competency
    Elements of Competency

    • Oath – possible to object even before they take
    • the stand

    Perception – ability to see events

    Recollection – ability to recall the events

    Narrative Ability – communicate those event
  2. Competency
    • Every person is competent to be a witness except
    • as otherwise provided (presumption of competency)
  3. Competency of Children
    • Test as to competency of children (Hill v. Skinner)

    Does the child know of the obligation to tell the truth

    Intellectual capacity of observation, recollection, and communication.

    Judge gets to make the determination and the reviewing court can only change if there is an abuse of discretion. (Hill v. Skinner)

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