Kentucky Evidence Courtroom Manual

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LexisNexis, Jun 1, 2012 - Law - 778 pages
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This convenient softbound manual is designed specifically for courtroom use and offers judges and practitioners many trial-tested features that not only provide fast, accurate answers to evidentiary questions, but also guide the user to the underlying authorities and secondary sources.

The Kentucky Evidence Courtroom Manual provides current and complete coverage of the Kentucky Rules of Evidence plus:

•   Authors' Discussion that provides a concise but comprehensive overview of the Rule, authoritative guidance in interpreting the Rule, and pointers for applying the Rule in practice (in many chapters the Discussion contains special features such as Illustrations, Constitutional Considerations, Current Trends, and Ethical Considerations)
•   Illustrations demonstrating the proper handling of evidentiary issues during trial
•   Summaries of significant Kentucky and federal cases interpreting each Rule provide support for arguments and decisions required during the course of trial
•   Selected Kentucky Revised Statutes Annotated
•   References to additional Kentucky and federal authorities that provide a starting point for research
•   Comparison of the Kentucky and Federal Rules of Evidence
•   An appendix containing the Commentary of the Study Committee for the Kentucky Rules of Evidence (also referred to as the Official Commentary or the Kentucky Rules Advisory Committee Commentary)
 

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Contents

Availability of Declarant Immaterial
83
Declarant Unavailable
87
Hearsay Within Hearsay 806 Attacking and Supporting Credibility of Declarant
89
Summaries 1007 Testimony or Written Admission of Party 1008 Functions of Court and Jury
96
MISCELLANEOUS RULES Chapter 1101 Applicability of Rules
97
Amendments 1103 Evidence Rules Review Commission
98
Use of Official Commentary
99
GENERAL PROVISIONS
100
AUTHENTICATION AND IDENTIFICATION Chapter
Requirement of Authentication or Identification
SelfAuthentication
Subscribing Witness Testimony Unnecessary
ARTICLE X
ARTICLE X
Requirement of Original
Admissibility of Duplicates

Scope
101
Rulings on Evidence
103
Preliminary Questions
Limited Admissibility
Remainder of or Related Writings or Recorded Statements
Miscellaneous Provisions
PRESUMPTIONS IN CIVIL ACTIONS
RELEVANCY AND RELATED SUBJECTS
Chapter
Definitions
801A Prior Statements of Witnesses and Admissions 802 Hearsay Rule
Availability of Declarant Immaterial
Declarant Unavailable
Hearsay Within Hearsay
Attacking and Supporting Credibility of Declarant
Admissibility of Other Evidence of Contents
Public Records
Summaries
Testimony or Written Admission of Party
Functions of Court and Jury
APPENDIX STUDY COMMITTEE NOTES TO THE KENTUCKY RULES OF EVIDENCE
CONTENTS OF WRITINGS RECORDINGS AND PHOTOGRAPHS
GENERAL PROVISIONS
Chapter
Definitions
Requirement of Original
Admissibility of Duplicates 1004 Admissibility of Other Evidence of Contents
Public Records
Copyright

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