DEMONSTRATIVE EVIDENCE A GUIDE TO LEGAL RESEARCH. PROJECT ONE FALL 2002. NOT. Heavy Metal Rock…. BUT RATHER…. This Variety…. AND…. REMEMBER. Jurors retain 10% of what they hear… Jurors retain 87% of what they see!!!
Heavy Metal Rock…
Jurors retain 10% of what they hear…
Jurors retain 87% of what they see!!!
In other words… a picture (read: demonstration, simulation, model, table, diagram, etc) is worth a thousand words.
Demonstrative Evidence must clear three Foundational Requirements…
b. representational accuracy
Demonstrative Evidence must then pass three hurdles of admissibility…
Demonstrative evidence must then pass an final balancing test under relevancy…
to determine whether the prejudicial value of the evidence outweighs its probative value