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Evidence in a nutshell

Rothstein, Paul F., 1938-

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  • Creator by Paul F. Rothstein, Myrna S. Raeder, David Crump
  • Format Books
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  • Publication
    • Sixth edition
    • St. Paul, MN : West, Thompson Reuters, [2012]
    • ©2012
  • Series
  • Physical Details
    • xlix, 757 pages ; 19 cm
  • ISBNs 0314278338, 9780314278333
  • OCLC ocn755874215

Notes

  • Includes index.

Contents

  • 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 vs. counterweights problem area : similar acts, character, propensity -- Privileges -- Witnesses: competency, examination, and impeachment -- Opinions, experts, and scientific evidence -- Hearsay : the basic theory, rationale, and constitutional considerations -- Hearsay rule modifications for admissions and witnesses' prior statements -- Exceptions to the hearsay rule -- Authentication, exhibits, and the best evidence (original writing) rule
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