Evidence law is a notoriously complex area of law. Some of its reputation is attributable to the difficult concept of hearsay evidence, which is generally inadmissible unless it falls within one of several established exceptions. Another difficult concept, which the CED tackles with aplomb, is similar fact evidence. The following post clearly and succinctly explains what similar fact evidence is, why it is potentially dangerous, and the circumstances in which it can be used. It is eminently helpful to those who seek a fuller understanding of evidence law.
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