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Evidence: Jury Impeachment

Author: Colin Miller
Subject: Law
Source: Open Textbook Library
Publisher: CALI's eLangdell® Press
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The anti-jury impeachment rule/ contained in Federal Rule of Evidence 606(b) and state counterparts/ is a rule preventing the admission of jury testimony or statements in connection with an inquiry into the validity of the verdict/ subject to certain exceptions. Through a series of cases and hypotheticals drawn from actual cases/ this chapter gives readers a roadmap for how to address any jury impeachment issue in practice. Faculty materials also available: In addition to the free/ open learning materials for students listed above/ this eLangdell chapter includes a teacher's manual. Faculty and staff at CALI member schools can access these materials by logging in to eLangdell with a cali.org username and password. Contact CALI if you have questions.

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