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Category: Legal Basics

Overviews of basic legal concepts written in layman’s terms

Best Evidence: what it means and what it doesn’t.

I’m hearing the phrase ‘best evidence’ thrown around a bit today. Let’s have a brief chat about what that actually means.  It doesn’t meant that this is the best proof of something.  It means that the original document has been

Beginner’s Guide to Evidence

Here’s how you should think about EVIDENCE: 1. Is it relevant? Does it make one set of facts more or less likely to be true? 2. Is it UNFAIRLY prejudicial? (Note “unfairly”. All decent evidence is prejudicial one way or

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Due Process for Beginners

So look. You hear “due process” bandied about a lot by lawyers who think you’ll get all bent out of shape because due process is being violated. It’s the story, right? But it’s fake.

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