Evidence in a Nutshell

State and Federal Rules

Author: Paul F. Rothstein,Myrna S. Raeder,David Crump

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Evidence (Law)

Page: 644

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Interpreting the Rules and Other Basics: Offers, Objections and the Judge's Function; Judicial Notice, Presumptions, and Burdens: Substitutes for Evidence; Relevancy, its Counterweights and Related Exclusionary Rules; A Special Relevancy rs. Counterweights Problem Area: Similar Acts, Character, Propensity; Privileges; Witnesses: Competency, Examination and Impeachment; Opinions, Experts and Scientific Evidence; Hearsay: Basic Theory and Rationale; Hearty Rule Modifications for Admissions and Witnesses' Prior Statements; Exceptions to the Hearsay Rule; Authentication, Exhibits and the Best Evidence Rule.

Federal Rules of Evidence in a Nutshell

Author: Michael H. Graham

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780314089984

Category: Evidence (Law)

Page: 510

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General Provisions; Judicial Notice; (Burdens of Proof and) Presumptions in Civil (and Criminal) Actions and Proceedings; Relevancy and Its Limits; Privileges; Witnesses; Opinions and Expert Testimony; Hearsay; Authentication and Identification; Contents of: Writings, Recordings and Photographs; Miscellaneous Rules.

Evidence Matters

Science, Proof, and Truth in the Law

Author: Susan Haack

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1107039967

Category: Law

Page: 446

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Susan Haack brings her distinctive work in theory of knowledge and philosophy of science to bear on real-life legal issues.

Electronic Discovery and Digital Evidence in a Nutshell

Author: Shira Ann Scheindlin,Daniel J. Capra,Sedona Conference (Organization)

Publisher: West Academic Publishing

ISBN: 9780314204486

Category: Law

Page: 362

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A concise treatment of all issues relating to the use of electronic information in litigation today. Extensive treatment of questions of preservation, search for and production of electronically stored information, as well as the ethical issues faced by lawyers in managing all of this information. The book also discusses how electronic information can be produced in court and how the federal rules can be and have been adopted to accommodate digital evidence. The book has been written by the author of the landmark Zubulake opinions; the Reporter to the Advisory Committee on the Federal Rules of Evidence; and the Sedona Conference, which is at the forefront of thinking and writing on the problems of electronic discovery.

Nolo's Deposition Handbook

The Essential Guide for Anyone Facing or Conducting a Deposition

Author: Paul Bergman,Albert Moore

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413320600

Category: Law

Page: 440

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Getting deposed? Conducting a deposition? Here's the book you need to take the mystery out of the deposition process and answer questions with confidence. You'll even learn the three "golden rules" for answering questions and the trick questions lawyers often use to influence testimony. A perfect book for law students, lawyers, legal assistants, witnesses, expert witnesses, and anyone who wants to represent themselves in court, Nolo's Deposition Handbook provides all the information you need to sail through the deposition process with confidence. This edition contains updated statutes, cases, and rules -- plus, new material on "electronic discovery" which applies to information stored in computers, including records and emails.

Pretrial Litigation in a Nutshell

Author: R. Lawrence Dessem

Publisher: West Academic

ISBN: N.A

Category: Law

Page: 378

View: 9606

This Nutshell focuses on the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, covering changes that resulted from major amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and Federal Rules of Evidence that became effective on December 1, 2000. Since state counterparts to these federal rules have been adopted in a majority of jurisdictions, the pretrial skills considered in this text are essential in both state and federal practice. Coverage includes client interviewing, attorney-client relationship, pretrial planning and investigation, the complaint, responses, discovery, interrogatories, depositions, production requests, examination, and admissions. Also explores judicial intervention into the discovery process, pretrial motion practice, and judgments.

Learning Evidence

From the Federal Rules to the Courtroom - CasebookPlus

Author: Deborah Merritt,Ric Simmons

Publisher: West Academic Publishing

ISBN: 9781634595407

Category:

Page: 1054

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As a part of our CasebookPlus offering, you'll receive the print book along with lifetime digital access to the eBook. Additionally you'll receive the Learning Library which includes quizzes tied specifically to your book, an outline starter, and 12-month digital access to leading study aids and the Gilbert Law Dictionary. Learning Evidence engages students by offering colorful courtroom examples, excerpts from trial transcripts, and lucid explanations of each evidentiary rule. The third edition has been fully updated to reflect the emergence of electronic media, the Supreme Court's Sixth Amendment jurisprudence, and recent amendments to the Federal Rules of Evidence. This edition also includes a dozen online videos to reinforce student understanding.

Evidence

Problem, Lecture, and Discussion Approach - CasebookPlus

Author: Michael Graham

Publisher: West Academic Publishing

ISBN: 9781634595391

Category:

Page: 1082

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As a part of our CasebookPlus offering, you'll receive the print book along with lifetime digital access to the eBook. Additionally you'll receive the Learning Library which includes quizzes tied specifically to your book, an outline starter, and 12-month digital access to leading study aids and the Gilbert Law Dictionary. This textbook, reflecting the Federal Rules of Evidence as restyled effective December 1, 2011, along with recent amendments, facilitates a problem/lecture/discussion approach introducing students in a comprehensive manner to both the rules of evidence and the Confrontation Clause. Included within the text are 1,167 true-false and multiple-choice questions along with short answer questions and hypothetical problems. Answers are provided in the textbook itself. Overall, this textbook is designed for the astute, artisan-knowledgeable, dedicated evidence professor interested in thoroughly conveying to her students the practical realities of the Federal Rules of Evidence and the Confrontation Clause. The objective is to prepare students to the extent possible for trial practice courses, the bar examination, and more significantly a long and successful litigation practice career.

A Modern Approach to Evidence

Text, Problems, Transcripts and Cases - CasebookPlus

Author: Richard Lempert,Samuel Gross,James Liebman,John Blume,Stephan Landsman,Frederic Lederer

Publisher: West Academic Publishing

ISBN: 9781634595858

Category:

Page: N.A

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As a part of our CasebookPlus offering, you'll receive the print book along with lifetime digital access to the eBook. Additionally you'll receive the Learning Library which includes quizzes tied specifically to your book, an outline starter, and 12-month digital access to leading study aids and the Gilbert Law Dictionary. This is the Fifth Edition of the textbook that pioneered the teaching of Evidence using problems rather than appellate opinions. The text explores the Rules of Evidence and their rationales in a straightforward fashion without hiding the ball or ignoring complexities. Problems that clarify the Rules appear throughout the chapters; larger problem sets that explore the Rules in detail are found at the ends of chapters. The updated edition discusses important recent cases and introduces social science findings and recent developments in science and technology that bear on the design and operation of the Rules of Evidence, and on their rationale.

Forensic Neuropathology, Third Edition

Author: Jan E. Leestma

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1439887500

Category: Law

Page: 811

View: 6745

The field of forensic neuropathology covers such controversial topics as the effects of repeated brain trauma in football players and how babies probably cannot die from being shaken. Jan Leestma is one of the most respected voices in this area. A timely update to his classic reference, Forensic Neuropathology: Third Edition presents an encyclopedic exposition of neuropathological conditions that may have forensic import. Reflecting the latest research, this edition includes expanded sections on multiple trauma, one punch/one hit arterial injuries, and the physiology of respiratory control. It presents new perspectives and rules regarding expert testimony and evidence admissibility occasioned by Daubert and related Supreme Court cases. The book explores how these rulings affect forensic pathologists, neuropathologists, and other potential experts as well as how they interact with the legal system. Several chapters examine the mechanisms and pathophysiology of neuropathological conditions and discuss the biomechanical basis for neurological injury. Where possible, aging and dating methodology is included for various processes. More than 325 updated full-color illustrations complement the text along with diagrams, tables, and figures that illustrate the textual material and can be useful as exhibits in court. An extensive bibliography provides background information and facilitates further research.

Mein Kampf

Author: Adolf Hitler

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781911417682

Category:

Page: N.A

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Als glUckliche Bestimmung gilt es mir heute, da das Schicksal mir zum Geburtsort gerade Braunau am Inn zuwies. Liegt doch dieses StAdtchen an der Grenze jener zwei deutschen Staaten, deren Wiedervereinigung mindestens uns JUngeren als eine mit allen Mitteln durchzufUhrende Lebensaufgabe erscheint! DeutschOsterreich mu wieder zurUck zum groen deutschen Mutterlande, und zwar nicht aus GrUnden irgendwelcher wirtschaftlichen ErwAgungen heraus. Nein, nein: Auch wenn diese Vereinigung, wirtschaftlich gedacht, gleichgUltig, ja selbst wenn sie schAdlich wAre, sie mUte dennoch stattfinden. Gleiches Blut gehOrt in ein gemeinsames Reich. Das deutsche Volk besitzt solange kein moralisches Recht zu kolonialpolitischer TAtigkeit, solange es nicht einmal seine eigenen SOhne in einem gemeinsamen Staat zu fassen vermag. Erst wenn des Reiches Grenze auch den letzten Deutschen umschliet, ohne mehr die Sicherheit seiner ErnAhrung bieten zu kOnnen, ersteht aus der Not des eigenen Volkes das moralische Recht zur Erwerbung fremden Grund und Bodens. Der Pflug ist dann das Schwert, und aus den TrAnen des Krieges erwAchst fUr die Nach welt das tAgliche Brot. So scheint mir dieses kleine GrenzstAdtchen das Symbol einer groen Aufgabe zu sein.

Evidence

A Contemporary Approach

Author: Sydney A. Beckman,Fred Galves,Susan Crump

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781634599177

Category:

Page: 277

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Toxic Tort

Medical and Legal Elements Third Edition

Author: Ernest P. Chiodo

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1479784354

Category: Self-Help

Page: 173

View: 3050

Toxic Tort: Medical and Legal Elements, provides a primer covering medical and legal issues involved in toxic substances litigation. A physician attorney who has been a senior public health official, and expert witness and a trial attorney, wrote this book. His experiences have provided him with unusual insights into the interplay between the medical and legal elements of toxic substance litigation. These insights will provide interesting reading to attorneys dealing with this area of law. Unique features of this book include summaries of commonly encountered toxins as well as examples of independent medical evaluations designed to counter Daubert Challenges.

Federal rules of evidence

a fresh review and evaluation :

Author: American Bar Association. Section of Criminal Justice. Committee on Rules of Criminal Procedure and Evidence,Paul F. Rothstein

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Evidence (Law)

Page: 100

View: 5123

The How-to-win Trial Manual - Sixth Edition

Winning Trial Advocacy in a Nutshell, Including a "test Yourself" Practice Session (with the Answers)

Author: Ralph Adam Fine

Publisher: Juris Publishing, Inc.

ISBN: 1933833165

Category: Law

Page: 696

View: 5388

Win More Cases and Help More Clients! Ralph Adam Fine pulls no punches. In the sixth edition of his highly acclaimed How-To-Win Trial Manual shows why the traditional ways to try a case in court are suicidal, and gives extensive examples of such suicidal advocacy by famous, high-profile, well-paid trial lawyers. In each of his examples, Ralph Adam Fine shows how the lawyers could have done a better job. This will help you hone your winning skills! Ralph Adam Fine also demonstrates why many of Irving Younger’s famous Ten Commandments of Cross-Examination are not only wrong, but why following them significantly reduces your chances of winning. Since it was first published by JURIS in 1998, Ralph Adam Fine’s The How-To-Win Trial Manual has been giving lawyers that special edge so they can win even the toughest cases. Now, in this newly revised sixth edition, The How-To-Win Trial Manual takes the unique extra step of showing how and why famed trial lawyers Vincent Bugliosi and Gerry Spence, both superb advocates, could have been even more effective in their ground breaking face-off when Bugliosi “prosecuted” and Spence “defended” Lee Harvey Oswald in connection with the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. The trial, memorialized in a superb two-disc DVD set, On Trial: Lee Harvey Oswald, was before a sitting Texas federal district-court judge and a jury of Dallas citizens taken from the Dallas jury rolls. Although the trial was more than two-decades removed from the assassination, Bugliosi and Spence managed to get as witnesses many of the people who were at the assassination and its aftermath; none of the witnesses testifying in the trial were actors. The “trial” was in London, in a replica of a Texas federal courtroom, and both Bugliosi and Spence gave it their all—preparing as they would have for a real trial, and arguing their respective positions with the gusto for which each is justifiably famous. Ralph Adam Fine has taken the transcript of the two-disc DVD set and shown with his interleaved comments, as he has done with the O.J. Simpson, Martha Stewart, and Enron (Jeffrey Skilling and Ken Lay) trials, as well as a federal-court antitrust trial, how Bugliosi and Spence could have been better. The Oswald chapter, new for the sixth edition, will help all trial lawyers nail the winning techniques to be successful in the courtroom. The sixth edition also gives us Ralph Adam Fine’s special insights into the strategies and trial techniques of the prosecution and defense in the murder trial of Michael Peterson, memorialized in the six-hour DVD set, Death on the Staircase. Peterson was charged with killing his wife. He claimed at trial that she accidentally fell down the stairs in their Durham, North Carolina, mansion. This chapter, too, is new for the sixth edition How-To-Win Trial Manual and it shows what works and what does not work and why. It will help lawyers avoid the common traps that sink even the best “plans well laid.” The How-To-Win Trial Manual shows how to win by using your most powerful tool: The jury’s belief that you, the lawyer, know the “truth” of the case. Ralph Adam Fine also shows how to ask questions on both direct-examination and cross-examination so the jury will know the answers before the witnesses (whether lay or expert) respond. Simply put, if you phrase your questions so that the jury answers them the way you want, before your witnesses answer and irrespective of what your adversary’s witnesses may say on cross-examination, you will win! For a further explanation of Ralph Adam Fine's - and winning - techniques, as well as what other lawyers have said about The How To Win Trial Manual, visit his website www.win-your-trial.com Ralph Adam Fine shows you how to do all of this and more! You and your clients deserve no less!

Handbook of Forensic Mental Health with Victims and Offenders

Assessment, Treatment, and Research

Author: David W. Springer, PhD, LCSW,Albert R. Roberts, DSW, PhD, BCETS, DACFE

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826101136

Category: Psychology

Page: 640

View: 3037

Designated a Doody's Core Title! Together for the first time; all your forensic social work best practice needs in one volume! "...a vitally important addition to this emerging and essential body of knowledge. This compelling publication places between two covers a broad collection of informative, original essays on core issues in forensic social work. This engaging volume offers readers keen insights into forensic practice related to child abuse and neglect, domestic violence, suicide, psychiatric care and mental illness, juvenile justice, adult corrections, addictions, trauma, and restorative justice." --from the foreword by Frederic G. Reamer, School of Social Work, Rhode Island College From expert testimony advice to treating HIV-positive incarcerated women, this handbook contains the most current research and tested field practices for child welfare through adulthood in the civil and criminal system. Encompassing a wide range of treatments, roles, specialized practices, research, and diagnoses, the Handbook of Forensic Mental Health With Victims and Offenders will guide practicing professionals through the forensic social work issues they encounter on a daily basis, such as: Prevention of prisoners' sudden deaths Expert witness testimony in child welfare and women battering Treatment of dually diagnosed adolescents The overrepresentation of African-Americans incarcerated for juvenile delinquency Jail mental health services for adults Drug courts and PTSD in inmates with substance abuse histories Recidivism prevention Basic tasks in post-trauma intervention with victims and offenders Culture and gender considerations in restorative justice Edited by Dr. Albert R. Roberts and Dr. David W. Springer, with contributions by leaders in the field, this handbook should top the list of must-have publications for all forensic social workers.

Civil Procedure in a Nutshell

Author: Mary Kay Kane

Publisher: West Academic

ISBN: N.A

Category: Law

Page: 309

View: 5873

Rules of civil procedure govern everything that happens outside of criminal proceedings. This Nutshell provides a road map to navigating civil procedure rules and helps build a foundation for understanding the overall picture. Topics discussed include how to choose the proper court, pretrial and trial preparation, adjudication, judgments, appeals, and specialized multi-party/multi-claim proceedings.

Student Lawyer

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Law

Page: N.A

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