Evidence Under the Rules / Edition 7

Evidence Under the Rules / Edition 7

by Christopher B. Mueller, Laird C. Kirkpatrick
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0735507473

ISBN-13: 9780735507470

Pub. Date: 07/20/2011

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

Evidence Under the Rules, Sixth Edition, frames engaging problems and seminal cases in an eminently clear organization that adapts to a variety of teaching approaches.

Smart and unassuming, Evidence Under the Rules continues to feature:

a respected and well-known author team—Mueller and Kirkpatrick are experts

Overview

Evidence Under the Rules, Sixth Edition, frames engaging problems and seminal cases in an eminently clear organization that adapts to a variety of teaching approaches.

Smart and unassuming, Evidence Under the Rules continues to feature:

a respected and well-known author team—Mueller and Kirkpatrick are experts and trusted authors in the field of evidence
a logical and clear organization structured around the Federal Rules of Evidence
effectively balanced pedagogy—lucid exposition, problems, and carefully edited cases
numerous and engaging problems that give students practice applying the Federal Rules of Evidence
focused case excerpts that home in on the relevant evidentiary aspects of the case
a flexible organization that adapts to a variety of teaching approaches
a detailed Teacher's Manual

• a new guide to excerpts from the media demonstrating the FRE being applied—or misapplied

• a companion 2008 Statutory and Case Supplement

The Sixth Edition offers renewed timeliness and excellence, through:

numerous new and highly teachable problems
• A DVD, available to professors for classroom use, featuring movie clips that illustrate and dramatize important points of evidence
new material on post-Crawford developments regarding the right of confrontation
• coverage of the 2006 amendments to the FRE 404, 408, 606, and 609
revised treatment of scientific evidence
recent and significant case law

For a well-constructed problem-based casebook that won’t throw a veil over the Federal Rules of Evidence, examine the Sixth Edition of Evidence Under The Rules. You’ll discover that it supports your teaching.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780735507470
Publisher:
Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Publication date:
07/20/2011
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
935
Product dimensions:
7.70(w) x 10.30(h) x 1.90(d)

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Evidence Law and the System: Why We Have Rules of Evidence and How They Work in an Adversary System

Chapter 2: Relevance

Chapter 3: Hearsay

Chapter 4: Hearsay Exceptions

Chapter 5: Relevance Revisited

Chapter 6: Competency of Witnesses

Chapter 7: Presenting Evidence: Direct and Cross-Examination Revisited

Chapter 8: Impeachment of Witness

Chapter 9: Opinion and Expert Testimony: Scientific Evidence

Chapter 10: Burdens of Proof and Presumptions

Chapter 11: Judicial Notice

Chapter 12: Privileges

Chapter 13: Foundational Evidence, Authentication

Chapter 14: The "Best Evidence" Doctrine

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