This two-volume treatise is one of the foremost authorities on evidence law, offering "comprehensive and authoritative analysis of the rules and theory of evidence with a pragmatic approach." The primary topics covered include examination of witnesses, admission and exclusion, competency, privilege (common law, statutory, and constitutional), relevancy, real evidence and other non-testimonial evidence (including demonstrative aids), writings, the hearsay rule and exceptions, judicial notice and burden of proof (including presumptions). Updated with pocket parts.
Designed as a study aid for students, the fifth edition of Prof. Rothstein's nutshell includes a comprehensive table of contents outlining the topics covered, including judicial notice, relevancy, privileges, witnesses, opinions, hearsay and authentication.
This study aid succinctly explains the major topics of evidence, including relevance, hearsay and impeachment. It also features questions with clear explanations to answer each topic. The appendix provides a "plain English" version of the Federal Rules of Evidence, including the new amendments.
This nutshell is structured to present each rule of evidence in order, with commentary for each rule presented. Case citations are minimal as this study aid's intent is to help student's understand of the law of evidence, without being overburdened by case citations.
This single volume hornbook is a pared-down version of the McCormick on Evidence practitioner treatise (top). It is "largely free of citations to authority, but retains the most notable footnotes" from the full treatise. "Topics covered include preparing and presenting evidence, cross-examination, and the procedure for admitting and excluding evidence. Discusses privilege against self-incrimination, privilege concerning improperly obtained evidence, scientific evidence, and demonstrative evidence. Reviews authentication, the hearsay rule, burdens of proof, and presumptions."
This is a six-volume analysis of the Federal Rules of Evidence. The publication is organized on a rule-by-rule basis as annotations to each rule (click the "+" next to "Primary Source with Annotations" to browse this treatise). It contains the complete text of the Advisory Committee Notes and also incorporates case law, law review, and other practice references. It also discusses important evidence doctrines not specifically covered by particular Rules.
This treatise is geared for the criminal trial attorney and covers the current status of the law of evidence, relying on the common law, Federal Rules of Evidence, federal statutes and exclusionary rules of the U.S. Supreme Court. Such topics as trial procedure, competency of witnesses, real evidence and search or seizure are examined in detail. Updated annually.
This multi-volume treatise is a complete, in-depth overview of the subject of evidence, based on review of thousands of federal cases construing and applying the Federal Rules of Evidence. It addresses rulings on evidence, preliminary questions, limited admissibility, and judicial notice. Presumptions in civil and criminal actions and proceedings, relevancy and its limits, privileges, witnesses, and expert testimony are also addressed. Appendices in volume 5 provide the Federal Rules of Evidence and a legislative and committee history of the rules. Updated annually.
The online volume comprehensively covers the Federal Rules of Evidence for judges, lawyers and students who need a concise guide to the practical and theoretical information required in the court, office, and classroom. Index also available.
This is a comprehensive treatise on the Federal Rules of Evidence that serves as a succinct yet scholarly analysis of the Evidence Rules for judges, practitioners, and students. This work contains a careful examination of the most recent changes in the Federal Rules, including those that went into effect in December of 2006. Updated annually online. Index also available.