Understanding Evidence

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LexisNexis, 2009 - Evidence (Law) - 737 pages
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This Understanding treatise presents the essential topics in evidence law cogently and concisely. While it was written primarily for students in Evidence and Trial Practice courses, the Key Points summary at the end of each chapter and the inclusion of the current Federal Rules of Evidence in an appendix make this treatise an excellent reference for busy attorneys.Understanding Evidence begins with an overview of Evidence law followed by an explanation of the roles of the judge and jury. The remaining chapters are organized under the following topics:Procedural Framework of TrialRelevancyWitnessesReal and Demonstrative EvidenceWritingsHearsayPrivilegesSubstitutes for EvidenceThis treatise extensively discusses and cites the Federal Rules of Evidence. Cases, statutes, other rules, and secondary sources are also cited, providing a comprehensive framework for understanding evidence law.
 

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Contents

Summary Table of Contents Chapter 1 OVERVIEW OF EVIDENCE
FRE 614
STAGES OF TRIAL
BURDENS OF PROOF
FRE 301
FRE 103
FRE 104
FRE 105
PHOTOGRAPHS TAPES AND VOICE IDENTIFICATIONS
FRE 901903
FRE 106
FRE 10011008
FRE 801ac 805 806
FRE 801d
FRE 803
FRE 804

FRE 401403
FRE 404 405 41215
FRE 404b
FRE 406
SUBSEQUENT REMEDIAL MEASURESzFRE 407
FRE 408
FRE 409
FRE 410
FRE 411
Witnesses Chapter 18 WITNESS COMPETENCYFRE 601 603 605 606
FRE 615
FRE 611
FRE 612
FRE 607609 613
FRE 602 AND 701
FRE 702 704 706
FRE 703 AND 705
Real and Demonstrative Evidence Chapter 26 REAL AND DEMONSTRATIVE EVIDENCE
FRE 807
RIGHT OF CONFRONTATION
FRE 501
ATTORNEYCLIENT PRIVILEGE
SPOUSAL AND FAMILY PRIVILEGES
DOCTOR AND PSYCHOTHERAPIST PRIVILEGES
OTHER PRIVATE PRIVILEGES
GOVERNMENTAL PRIVILEGES
PRIVILEGE AGAINST SELFINCRIMINATION
FRE 201
STIPULATIONS
APPENDIX
APPENDIX
APPENDIX C
APPENDIX D
TABLE OF CASES
INDEX
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