Required Records

Class Info

Law School: Liberty University School of Law

Course ID: LAW 545

Term: Spring 2019

Instructor: Prof. Kline

My Grade Earned: B

Books Used
  • Courtroom Evidence Handbook by Steven J. Goode & Olin Guy Wellborn III
    • 2019 edition
    • Evidence by George Fisher
    • Evidence 2018–2019 Statutory and Case Supplement by George Fisher

The Fifth Amendment protection against self-incrimination does not apply to required records.

For the required-records doctrine to apply:

  1. The purpose of the regulatory scheme must be essentially regulatory.
  2. The records must be of a kind customarily kept.
  3. The records must have acquired "public aspects."