This single-volume hornbook geared towards the law student is a pared-down version of the authoritative McCormick on Evidence, right. 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. McCormick's Evidence is also available online via West Academic Study Aids.
Call Number: Reading Room Study Aids KF8935.Z9 B48
This entry in the popular Examples and Explanations series offers hypotheticals similar to those presented in class, with corresponding analysis so you can use them during the semester to test your understanding, and again at exam time to help you review. This text includes coverage of relevance, exclusions, hearsay and its exceptions, examination and impeachment, expert testimony, privileges, authentication, and more.
This study aid summarizes significant U.S. Supreme Court decisions, including the latest Confrontation Clause cases; additional leading cases; forefront expert and scientific evidence developments; and principal schools of evidentiary thought. It includes practical implementation as well as scholarly approaches, and pays attention to the litigation process as a whole and interdisciplinary cross-pollination where helpful. Evidence in a Nutshell is also available online via West Academic Study Aids.
Call Number: Reading Room Study Aids KF8935.Z9 G71
The Nutshell contains a clear & concise, and complete explanation of each Federal Rule of Evidence designed to prepare every student for the course final, the multistate bar examination, and most significantly a successful litigation practice career. The United States Supreme Court's controversial testimonial/nontestimonial interpretation of the Confrontation Clause developed in Crawford and progeny is thoroughly analyzed as well. With respect to the definition of hearsay, the not hearsay definition, the most commonly encountered hearsay exceptions, expert witnesses, and character evidence even more exhaustive treatment is provided. Concrete illustrations are presented throughout. Federal Rules of Evidence in a Nutshell is also available online via West Academic Study Aids.
Available on VitalLaw, this treatise on the American law of evidence provides detailed guidance on the Federal Rules of Evidence, state evidence rules and codes, and the common law. Includes explanations of the settled law and analysis of more complicated evidentiary problems. Relied on by state and federal courts as an authority source.
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 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 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. Updated annually online.