Cleary and Graham's Handbook of Illinois Evidence
Cleary and Graham is the evidence handbook most cited by the Illinois bench and most relied upon by Illinois litigators, prosecutors and criminal attorneys. With detailed discussion of hundreds of new and leading cases, this is your up-to-date, easy-to-use guide to judicial and statutory law in the field. You'll find in-depth analysis of how the Illinois courts treat such issues as: subsequent remedial measures - credibility of witnesses - expert reconstruction testimony - human factors engineering - blood alcohol tests - hypnosis - probability assessment - reading of testimony - child sexual abuse. Cleary and Graham's Handbook of Illinois Evidence also includes detailed hypothetical examples clarifying the more challenging evidentiary concepts, such as the collateral-noncollateral distinction and the definition of hearsay.