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The Business Records Exception to the Hearsay Rule

Fine tune your evidentiary skills with the help of Judge Renée Korn and Judge Scott Gordon from the Los Angeles County Superior Court, as they focus on the relationship between hearsay and business records. You will learn how to successfully apply the business records exception rule during trial.

 

1 Hour MCLE Credit

The most significant exception to the hearsay rule is the business records exception. Very specific elements must be established to satisfy this exception and have your business records admitted into evidence. Failure to understand and address any one of these elements can lead to the exclusion of evidence crucial to your case. Fine tune your evidentiary skills with the help of Judge Renée Korn and Judge Scott Gordon from the Los Angeles County Superior Court, as they focus on the relationship between hearsay and business records. You will learn how to successfully apply the business records exception rule during trial. The panelists also discuss People v. Sanchez and the business records exception.

  • What is a business record?
  • Establishing an exception to the hearsay rule
  • What is a writing made in the regular course of business?
  • What is a writing made at or near the time of the event?
  • Identifying the document and how it was prepared
  • What is a trustworthy writing?
  • Presenting business records in court
  • Is live testimony required to authenticate the record?
  • People v. Sanchez and the business records exception

This program assumes litigation experience.

On Demand CP55250-191

Live program recorded on August 27, 2018. 

 

The most significant exception to the hearsay rule is the business records exception. Very specific elements must be established to satisfy this exception and have your business records admitted into evidence. Failure to understand and address any one of these elements can lead to the exclusion of evidence crucial to your case. Fine tune your evidentiary skills with the help of Judge Renée Korn and Judge Scott Gordon from the Los Angeles County Superior Court, as they focus on the relationship between hearsay and business records. You will learn how to successfully apply the business records exception rule during trial. The panelists also discuss People v. Sanchez and the business records exception.

  • What is a business record?
  • Establishing an exception to the hearsay rule
  • What is a writing made in the regular course of business?
  • What is a writing made at or near the time of the event?
  • Identifying the document and how it was prepared
  • What is a trustworthy writing?
  • Presenting business records in court
  • Is live testimony required to authenticate the record?
  • People v. Sanchez and the business records exception

This program assumes litigation experience.

JUDGE SCOTT GORDON

Judge Scott Gordon is a Judge with the Los Angeles County Superior Court. He was appointed to the bench by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger in 2010, after serving as a court commissioner since 2002. He is currently the Supervising Judge of the Criminal Division. He has also served as Supervising Judge in the Family Law Division. Before his commissioner service, Judge Gordon served with the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office for 16 years, and as a police officer and detective for the Santa Monica Police Department for 8 years. Judge Gordon graduated from California State University Dominguez Hills in 1980 with a B.S. Degree in Public Administration. He is an adjunct professor at his alma mater, Southwestern Law School, which he attended while serving as a police officer.

JUDGE RENÉE KORN

Judge Renée Korn is a Judge with the Los Angeles County Superior Court. She was appointed to the bench in July 2009. She currently works at the Foltz Criminal Justice Center in Downtown Los Angeles. Judge Korn graduated from the University of California, Santa Barbara, with a Bachelor of Arts in both Political Science and History. Judge Korn attended the University of California, Hastings College of the Law, and graduated in May 1990.

Products specifications
PRODUCT GROUP CLE
PRODUCT GROUP Digital
MCLE HOUR 0.5 - 2
PRACTICE AREA Civil Litigation & Torts
By Month August 2018
Products specifications
PRODUCT GROUP CLE
PRODUCT GROUP Digital
MCLE HOUR 0.5 - 2
PRACTICE AREA Civil Litigation & Torts
By Month August 2018