Mangrum on Nebraska Evidence 2021

Mangrum on Nebraska Evidence 2021
Friday, September 10, 2021 - 8:00am - 4:00pm

Professor R. Collin Mangrum in his annual one-day seminar on Nebraska will introduce the 2021 version of the Nebraska Practice Series, Volume 3 – Mangrum on Nebraska Evidence, Thomson Reuters.

Professor Mangrum has been revising an evidentiary treatise on the Nebraska Rules of Evidence for many years. The seminar will highlight the new cases discussed in the treatise which have been decided this past year by the Nebraska Supreme Court. 

Designed For

Lawyers, law students

Provided By

Creighton University School of Law
Creighton University Office of Continuing Education

Richard Collin Mangrum, JD, BCL, SJD

Richard Collin Mangrum, JD, BCL, SJD, is the AA and Ethel Yossem Endowed Chair in Legal Ethics at the Creighton University School of Law. 

Professor Mangrum graduated Magna Cum laude from Harvard University in 1972.  He then attended the University of Utah School of Law, where Professor Mangrum was associate editor of the Law Review, graduating with his J.D. in 1975.  He was in private practice in Salt Lake City from 1975-1977; was Rotary International Foundation Fellow in 1977 to Oxford, England where he received his B.C.L. in 1978; he received his S.J.D from Harvard Law School in 1983.  Professor Mangrum joined the Creighton law faculty in 1979. Professor became the AA and Ethel Yossem Endowed Chair holder in 2000.  Professor Mangrum received the Robert Kennedy Memorial Award for the Outstanding University Professor for Creighton University in 2001.  Professor Mangrum received the Outstanding Professor Award for Creighton Law School in 2006. He received a visiting scholar appointment to the University of Edinburgh in the fall of 1986. He has taught as a visiting professor at the University of Utah law School in 1985, 1996, 2004. 2006 and 2013. He was a visiting professor for Touro Law School at Hebrew University in Jerusalem for the summer of 2008.

He has written over thirty articles and three books. His book Zion in the Courts: A Legal History of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 1830-1900 (1988) (University of Illinois Press) won the National Alpha Sigma Nu Book Award for 1989. His treatise, Mangrum on Nebraska Evidence (Thomsen Reuters, annual 2003-2019), serves as a primary source for practitioners and is frequently cited by the Nebraska courts on evidentiary issues. His treatise, Mangrum and Benson on Utah Evidence (Thomsen Reuters, annual 2004-2019) also serves as a primary source for Utah practitioners and is frequently cited by the courts in Utah. He regularly lectures to practitioners and the judiciary on evidentiary issues in Nebraska and Utah. He has successfully coached trial teams for the Texas Young Lawyers Trial Competition (TYLA) or National Trial Competition and the American Association of Justice (formerly ATLA) every year since 1989. He has also successfully coached teams for the ABA Arbitration Competition since 2008.


7:30 a.m.

8 a.m.
Article 8: Hearsay and Confrontation: Breaking Down Hearsay Problems

9 a.m.
Article 9: Authentication

9:30 a.m.
Article 10: Original Writing

9:45 a.m.
Article 2: Judicial Notice

10 a.m.
Article 3: Presumptions

10:15 a.m.
Morning Break

10:30 a.m.
Article 6: Witnesses: Control over Mode of Presentation of Evidence

11 a.m.
Impeachment Character Rules: 607-610, 613, 801(d)(1)(A), 806

11:45 a.m.
Articles 1, 11: Procedural Rules

12 p.m.
Lunch Break

1 p.m.
Article 4:  Relevancy and Character Evidence Rules: 401-415

1:45 p.m. 
Article 7: Lay and Expert Opinions

2:30 p.m.
Afternoon Break

2:45 p.m.
Article 5: Privilege

3 p.m. 
Objections, Ethics and Professionalism in Closing Arguments

4 p.m.

Education Credit

This program has been approved for 6.5 hours of Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credit in Nebraska and Iowa, including 1 hour of professional responsibility/ethics.


Registration fee: $225

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Continuing education and professional development courses may be cancelled by the attendee in writing up to 7 days before the course begins for a full refund, less a $25 processing fee. No refund will be given 7 days prior to the course. Some courses are not eligible for a refund; these exceptions are noted in specific course descriptions. If a course is cancelled by the University for non-weather related issues, the student will be notified and a full refund will be processed. In the event of a weather related closure, the course will be rescheduled.

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