History and Development
of the Rules of Evidence
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Criminal trials and their procedures initially
appear confusing to the untrained observer.
2. State and explain three ways in which the approach to the use of evidence in civil
cases differs from the approach in criminal cases.
4. Burden of proof is a partys duty to prove a disputed assertion or charge.
(Ingram, 51). The burden of going forward
Define the following terms: real/physical evidence, testimony, documentary
evidence, demonstrative evidence, direct evidence, and circumstantial evidence.
1a. Real evidence describes any evidence that is tangible. Real evidence, or physical