North Carolina Evidence Courtroom Manual, 2012 Edition

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LexisNexis, May 14, 2012 - Law - 606 pages
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This convenient 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.

Written by Walker Blakey and Glen Weissenberger, two widely respected evidence scholars, North Carolina Evidence Courtroom Manual provides quick, authoritative answers to evidence questions arising in the course of trials and hearings.

Features include:

•  Complete coverage of the North Carolina Rules of Evidence
•  Summaries of recent significant North Carolina cases interpreting each section
•  Illustrations demonstrating the proper handling of evidentiary issues
•  In-depth analysis of current issues, trends, and new developments in the law of evidence
•  Complete tables of leading cases

 

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Contents

GENERAL PROVISIONS
595
Scope
Purpose and Construction
Rulings on Evidence
Preliminary Questions
Limited Admissibility
Remainder of or Related Writings or Recorded Statements
JUDICIAL NOTICE 201 Judicial Notice of Adjudicative Facts
CONTENTS OF WRITINGS RECORDINGS
Definitions
Requirement of Original
Admissibility of Duplicates
Admissibility of Other Evidence of Contents
Public Records
Summaries
Testimony or Written Admission of Party

PRESUMPTIONS IN CIVIL ACTIONS AND PROCEEDINGS 301 Presumptions in General in Civil Actions and Proceedings
Applicability of Federal Law in Civil Actions and Proceedings
RELEVANCY AND ITS LIMITS 401 Definition of Relevant Evidence
Relevant Evidence Generally Admissible Irrelevant Evidence Inadmissible
Exclusion of Relevant Evidence on Grounds of Prejudice Confusion or Waste of Time
Character Evidence Not Admissible to Prove Conduct Exceptions Other Crimes
Methods of Proving Character
OPINIONS AND EXPERT TESTIMONY
Opinion Testimony by Lay Witness
Testimony by Experts
Bases of Opinion Testimony by Experts
Opinion on Ultimate Issue
Disclosure of Facts or Data Underlying Expert Opinion
Court Appointed Experts
HEARSAY
Definitions and Exception for Admissions of a PartyOpponent
Hearsay Rule
Hearsay Exceptions Availability of Declarant Immaterial
Hearsay Exceptions Declarant Unavailable
Hearsay Within Hearsay
Attacking and Supporting Credibility of Declarant
AUTHENTICATION AND IDENTIFICATION
AUTHENTICATION AND IDENTIFICATION
SelfAuthentication
Subscribing Witness Testimony Unnecessary
Functions of Court and Jury
MISCELLANEOUS RULES
Short Title
Calling and Interrogation of Witnesses by Court
Exclusion of Witnesses
Alternative testimony of witnesses with developmental disabilities or mental retardation in civil cases and special proceedings
OPINIONS AND EXPERT TESTIMONY Rule 701 Opinion Testimony by Lay Witness Rule 702 Testimony by Experts
Bases of Opinion Testimony by Experts
Opinion on Ultimate Issue
Disclosure of Facts or Data Underlying Expert Opinion
Court Appointed Experts
HEARSAY Rule 801 Definitions and Exception for Admissions of a PartyOpponent
Hearsay Rule Rule 803 Hearsay Exceptions Availability of Declarant Immaterial
Hearsay Exceptions Declarant Unavailable
Hearsay Within Hearsay
Attacking and Supporting Credibility of Declarant
AUTHENTICATION AND IDENTIFICATION
Requirement of Authentication or Identification
SelfAuthentication
Subscribing Witness Testimony Unnecessary ARTICLE 10 CONTENTS OF WRITINGS RECORDINGS AND PHOTOGRAPHS Rule 1001 Definitions
Requirement of Original
Admissibility of Duplicates Rule 1004 Admissibility of Other Evidence of Contents
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