Criminal Evidence: Principles and Cases / Edition 8

Criminal Evidence: Principles and Cases / Edition 8

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by Thomas J. Gardner, Anderson
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1111838038

ISBN-13: 9781111838034

Pub. Date: 04/03/2012

Publisher: Cengage Learning

What makes evidence admissible or inadmissible in court? You'll know the answer once you read CRIMINAL EVIDENCE: PRINCIPLES AND CASES, 8th Edition. Whatever your future career in the justice system, this book outlines all you need to know about criminal evidence and its use. Packed with stories and cases as well as the most up-to-date legal information

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What makes evidence admissible or inadmissible in court? You'll know the answer once you read CRIMINAL EVIDENCE: PRINCIPLES AND CASES, 8th Edition. Whatever your future career in the justice system, this book outlines all you need to know about criminal evidence and its use. Packed with stories and cases as well as the most up-to-date legal information available, it's the most relevant and engaging resource of its kind.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781111838034
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
04/03/2012
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
560
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Part I: INTRODUCTION TO CRIMINAL EVIDENCE. 1. History and Development of the Law of Criminal Evidence. 2. Important Aspects of the American Criminal Justice System. 3. Using Evidence to Determine Guilt or Innocence. 4. Direct and Circumstantial Evidence and the Use of Inferences. Part II: WITNESSES AND THEIR TESTIMONY. 5. Witnesses and the Testimony of Witnesses. 6. Judicial Notice and Privileges of Witnesses. 7. The Use of Hearsay in the Courtroom. 8. Exceptions to the Hearsay Rule. Part III: WHEN EVIDENCE CANNOT BE USED BECAUSE OF POLICE MISTAKES OR MISCONDUCT. 9. The Exclusionary Rule. 10. Where the Exclusionary Rule Does Not Apply. 11. Evidence Is Admissible if Obtained During an Administrative Function Under the "Special Needs" of Government. 12. Obtaining Statements and Confessions for Use as Evidence. 13. The Law Governing Identification Evidence. 14. Obtaining Physical and Other Evidence. 15. Obtaining Evidence from Computers or by Use of Search Warrants, Wiretapping, or Dogs Trained to Indicate an Alert. Part IV: CRIME-SCENE, DOCUMENTARY, AND SCIENTIFIC EVIDENCE. 16. The Crime Scene, the Chain of Custody Requirement, and the Use of Fingerprints and Trace Evidence. 17. Videotapes, Photographs, Documents, and Writings as Evidence. 18. Scientific Evidence.

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