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The Guide: Evidentiary Issues and Legal Updates

Thursday, October 27, 2016 | 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Program Materials: Judges must login to download program materials or contact us to request a copy by email.
 

Program Faculty:

Hon. Peter W. Agnes, Jr. (Chair)
Massachusetts Appeals Court
Editor-in-Chief, Massachusetts Guide to Evidence

Edmund P. Daley III,  Esq.
Executive Committee, Supreme Judicial Court Advisory Committee on Massachusetts Evidence Law

Benjamin K. Golden, Esq.
Executive Committee, Supreme Judicial Court Advisory Committee on Massachusetts Evidence Law

Elizabeth N. Mulvey, Esq.
Crowe & Mulvey, LLP
Editor, Massachusetts Guide to Evidence


Taught by members of the Supreme Judicial Court Advisory Committee on Massachusetts Evidence Law, this evening program for judges will cover select evidentiary topics, including:

  • Hearsay and Confrontation (Commonwealth v. Rodriguez)
  • Excluding Relevant Evidence (Multifarious Applications of Section 403 in Civil and Criminal Cases)
  • Privileges (The Derivative Attorney-Client Privilege and The Informer Privilege)
  • Motions in Limine (Effective Use and Preserving Appellate Rights)
  • Selected Jury Issues (Extraneous Matters and Sleeping Jurors)
  • Restitution (Commonwealth v. Henry and Commonwealth v. Buckley)

Participants are encouraged to bring their copy of the 2016 Guide to the program.