Problems, Cases, and Materials on Evidence 3rd Edition / Edition 3

Problems, Cases, and Materials on Evidence 3rd Edition / Edition 3

by Eric D. Green, Charles R. Nesson, Peter L. Murray, Peter L. Murray
     
 

In its Third Edition, this problem-based casebook achieves a new standard of efficiency and effectiveness. Organized around the Federal Rules of Evidence for the widest possible application, Problems, Cases, and Materials on Evidence, Third Edition ,See more details below

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In its Third Edition, this problem-based casebook achieves a new standard of efficiency and effectiveness. Organized around the Federal Rules of Evidence for the widest possible application, Problems, Cases, and Materials on Evidence, Third Edition ,

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780735519831
Publisher:
Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Publication date:
01/01/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
1168
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.80(d)

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Table of Contents

    Summary of Contents

    Preface

    Acknowledgements

    Special Notice
    Chapter I

    Relevence

    A. Materiality

    B. Logical Relevence

    C. Conditional Relevence

    D. Prejudice and Probative Value

    E. Problems in Circumstantial Proof

    F. Relevence and Statistical Probability
    Chapter II

    Categorical Rules of Exclusion

    A. Subsequent Remedial Measures

    B. Settlement Offers and Payment of Medical Expenses

    C. Pleas and Related Statements

    D. Proof of Insurance
    Chapter III

    Evidence of Character

    A. The Propensity Rule

    B. Exceptions to the Propensity Rule

    C. Character and Habit

    D. Character Evidence in Sexual Assault Case
    Chapter IV

    Competence, Examination, and Credibility of Witnesses

    A. Competency of Witnesses

    B. Form and Scope of Examination of Witnesses

    C. Cross-Examination and Witness Credibility

    D. Impeachment by Character Evidence
    Chapter V

    Hearsay

    A. The Rule Against Hearsay

    B. Statements of a Party Opponent

    C. Prior Statements of a Witness

    D. Exceptions to the Hearsay Rule-Declarent Unavailable

    E. Hearsay Exceptions-Availability of Declarent Immaterial

    F. Exceptions to the Hearsay Rule-The 'Residuary Exception'
    Chapter VI

    Hearsay and the Confrontation Clause


    Chapter VII

    Privileges

    A. Privileges in General

    B. The Lawyer-Client Privilege

    C. The Lawyer-Client Privilege in the Corporate Context

    D. The Psychotherapist/Patient Privilege

    E. The Husband/Wife Privilege
    Chapter VIII

    Opinions, Scientific Proof, and Expert Testimony

    A. Lay Opinions

    B. Law Opinions

    C. Expert Testimony, Scientific Proof, and Junk Science

    D. Court-Appointed Experts
    Chapter IX

    Authentication and Identification: Writings, Photograph, Voices, and Real Evidence

    A. Authentication

    B. The 'Best Evidence' Rule

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