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Evidence / by George Fisher, Judge John Crown Professor of Law, Stanford Law School.

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Author/Creator:
Fisher, George, 1959- author.
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2013
Copyright date:
2013
Imprint:
Third edition.
Publication:
New York, NY : Foundation Press : Thomson Reuters, 2013.
Copyright notice:
©2013
Format:
  • Book
  • xliii, 1091 pages ; 26 cm.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references (pages xxxix-xliii) and index.
Contents:
  • Introduction
  • General principles of relevance
  • The specialized relevance rules
  • Character evidence
  • Impeachment and character for truthfulness
  • The rape shield law
  • Competency of witnesses
  • The rule against hearsay
  • Confrontation and compulsory process
  • Lay opinions and expert testimony
  • Authentication, identification, and the "best evidence rule"
  • Privileges : general principles
  • The lawyer-client privilege and the privilege against self-incrimination
  • Familial privileges
  • Conclusion: Evidence law and jury mistrust.
Series:
University casebook series.
Subjects:
ISBN:
9781609300609
1609300602

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