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xxi, 479 pages ; 23 cm
  • Purpose of this handbook / Jill D. Rhodes and Robert S. Litt
  • Understanding cybersecurity risks / Lucy L. Thomson
  • Understanding technology : what every lawyer needs to know about the cyber network / Paul Rosenzweig
  • Lawyers' legal obligations to provide data security / Thomas J. Smedinghoff and Ruth Hill Bro
  • International norms / Conor Sullivan, Kelly Russo, and Harvey Rishikof
  • Lawyers' obligations to provide data security arising from ethics rules and other law / Peter Geraghty and Lucian T. Pera
  • Occasions when counsel should consider initiating a conversation about cybersecurity with the client / Roland L. Trope and Lixian Loong Hantover
  • Large law firms / Alan Charles Raul and Michaelene E. Hanley
  • Cybersecurity for the little guys / Theodore L. Banks
  • In-house counsel / Angeline G. Chen
  • Considerations for government lawyers / Sandra Hodgkinson, Clark Walton, and Timothy H. Edgar
  • Public interest attorneys / Michelle Richardson
  • Get SMART on data protection : training and how to create a culture of awareness / Ruth Hill Bro and Jill D. Rhodes
  • Best practices for incident response : achieving preparedness through alignment with voluntary consensus standards / George B. Huff Jr., John A. DiMaria, and Claudia Rast
  • Cyber insurance for law firms and legal organizations / Kevin P. Kalinich and James L. Rhyner
  • Conclusion / Robert S. Litt and Jill D. Rhodes.
"Since the release of the first edition published in 2013, cybersecurity breaches in law firms have made news headlines and clients are asking questions about lawyers' and firms' security programs. From the massive Panama Papers breach that led to the dissolution of the Mossack Fonseca Law Firm in April 2016 to the WannaCry and Petya Ransomware attacks, the latter that led to the several day work outage at DLA Piper in June 2017, it is imperative that attorneys understand the potential risk of weak information security practices to their practices and their clients. As hackers increase their capability to conduct cyber attacks, so must law firms step up their risk management game specifically in cybersecurity as a fundamental part of their sustainable business practices. [This book] focuses on many of the issues raised in the first edition, while highlighting the extensive changes in the current cybersecurity environment...[and] includes a chapter on technology basics for the technologically challenged. This updated edition will enable [the reader] to identify potential cybersecurity risks and prepare [them] to respond in the event of an attack. It addresses the current overarching threat as well as ethical issues and special considerations for law firms of all sizes. The handbook also includes the most recent ABA Ethics Opinions and illustrates how [the reader] should approach the subject of cybersecurity threats and issues with clients as well as when and how to purchase and use cyber insurance."-- Publisher's website.
Law Library (Crown)
xiii, 330 pages ; 23 cm
  • Introduction to sea level rise
  • Defining coastal vulnerability and the need for coastal management
  • The role of federal insurance and disaster relief programs
  • Key legal principles to understand sea level rise adaptation
  • California
  • North Carolina
  • Texas
  • Lessons for policy makers
  • Challenges for corporations in adapting to sea level rise.
Law Library (Crown)
xi, 339 pages ; 24 cm
  • Coeur d'Alene : introduction
  • Ownership of Coeur d'Alene Lake : tribal sovereignty and the Equal Footing Doctrine
  • The Dawes Act and the permanency of executive-order reservations
  • Coeur d'Alene : postscript
  • Wenatchi : introduction
  • The history of the Wenatchi fishing reservation
  • Wenatchi : postscript
  • Amah Mutsun : introduction
  • Federal recognition of Native American tribes : the case of California's Amah Mutsun of Mission San Juan Bautista
  • Amah Mutsun : postscript
  • Hualapai : introduction
  • The western boundary of the Hualapai Indian Reservation
  • Hualapai : postscript
  • Water history and Native Americans
  • The adjudication of three tribes' water rights.
"Drawing from forty-five years of experience, E. Richard Hart elucidates the use of history as expert testimony in American Indian tribal litigation. Such lawsuits deal with aboriginal territory; hunting, fishing, and plant gathering rights; reservation boundaries; water rights; federal recognition; and other questions that have a historical basis. The methodology necessary to assemble successful expert testimony for tribes is complex and demanding and the legal cases have serious implications for many thousands of people, perhaps for generations. Hart, a historian who has testified in cases that have resulted in roughly a billion dollars in judgments, uses specific cases to explain at length what kind of historical research and documentation is necessary for tribes seeking to protect and claim their rights under United States law. He demonstrates the legal questions that Native Americans face by exploring the cultural history and legal struggles of six Indian nations. He recounts how these were addressed by expert testimony, grounded in thorough historical understanding, research, and argumentation. The case studies focus on the Wenatchi, Coeur d'Alene, Hualapai, Amah Mutsun, Klamath, and Zuni peoples but address issues relevant to many American tribes"-- Provided by publisher.
Law Library (Crown)
2 volumes : forms ; 26 cm
  • Volume 1. Preface
  • Introduction and overview of statute
  • Legislative history
  • What is a statutory disability?
  • Employer obligations
  • Government obligations under Title II
  • Requirements under Title III for public accommodations and services operated by private entities
  • Transportation and communications system requirements under Title IV
  • Rehabilitation Act of 1973
  • Procedural and evidentiary issues
  • Forms and procedures for Title I complaints
  • Complaints under Titles II and III
  • Post-complaint motions, supporting memoranda, and answers
  • Volume 2. Discovery
  • Early pretrial planning, motions for summary judgment, and supporting memoranda
  • Pretrial process
  • Trial matters
  • Remedies
  • Preventive materials.
"The Americans with Disabilities Act Handbook provides...coverage of the ADA's employment, commercial facilities, and public accommodations provisions as well as coverage of the transportation, communication, and federal, local, and state government requirements...[It provides] a complete analysis of the Act and all the forms and case law...needed to prepare a case. [The author] defines statutory and regulatory requirements for public and private employers, commercial facilities and places of public accommodation. There's a complete analysis of the rapidly expanding case law - organized by frequently litigated topics, like wheelchair access and AIDS discrimination...Analysis is provided for the numerous federal and state cases and significant regulatory activity by the EEOC cropping up each year...[The book also has] analysis of how the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 relates to ADA. The statutory definition of disability and the concept of being 'otherwise qualified' for a job are also discussed...[and] what employers, business owners, and providers of governmental services must do to make 'reasonable accommodation.' [This book also] organizes case law by type of physical and mental impairment and accommodation by type of job requirement, making analysis easier."-- Publisher's website.
Law Library (Crown)
555 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Introduction
  • "In guns we trust" : bearing arms in America today
  • The antecedents of the Second Amendment
  • American Constitutionalism and the Second Amendment
  • The transformative nineteenth century
  • The gun-rights movement develops
  • The NRA commandeers the gun-rights movement
  • Gun rights under fire
  • The birth of the gun-rights golden age
  • Epilogue.
"This illuminating study traces the transformation of the right to arms from its inception in English and colonial American law to today's impassioned gun-control debate. As historian and legal scholar Patrick J. Charles shows, what the right to arms means to Americans, as well as what it legally protects, has changed drastically since its first appearance in the 1689 Declaration of Rights. Armed in America explores how and why the right to arms transformed at different points in history. The right was initially meant to serve as a parliamentary right of resistance, yet by the ratification of the Second Amendment in 1791 the right had become indispensably intertwined with civic republicanism. As the United States progressed into the 19th century the right continued to change--this time away from civic republicanism and towards the individual-right understanding that is known today, albeit with the important caveat that the right could be severely restricted by the government's police power. Throughout the 20th century this understanding of the right remained the predominant view. But working behind the scenes was the beginnings of the gun-rights movement--a movement that was started in the early 20th century through the collective efforts of sporting magazine editors and was eventually commandeered by the National Rifle Association to the gun-rights movement known today. Readers looking to sort through the shrill rhetoric surrounding the current gun debate and arrive at an informed understanding of the legal and historical development of the right to arms will find this book to be an invaluable resource"-- Provided by publisher.
Law Library (Crown)
x, 319 pages ; 24 cm
  • Introduction
  • History of bail in america
  • Bail as a constitutional right
  • The bail process : how pretrial release operates and the types of release before trial
  • Bail and prediction of crime
  • Individual and societal costs of pretrial detention
  • Race and bail in the criminal justice system
  • Bail and the sixth amendment rights to counsel and jury trial
  • International bail
  • Money bail
  • Optimal bail : using constitutional and empirical tools to reform America's bail system.
Mass incarceration is one of the greatest social problems facing the United States today. America incarcerates a greater percentage of its population than any other country and is one of only two countries that requires arrested individuals to pay bail to be released from jail while awaiting trial. After arrest, the bail decision is the single most important cause of mass incarceration, yet this decision is often neglected since it is made in less than two minutes. Shima Baradaran Baughman draws on constitutional rights and new empirical research to show how we can reform bail in America. Tracing the history of bail, she demonstrates how it has become an oppressive tool of the courts that disadvantages minority and poor defendants and shows how we can reform bail to alleviate mass incarceration. By implementing these reforms, she argues, we can restore constitutional rights and release more defendants, while lowering crime rates.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781107131361 20180219
Law Library (Crown)
383 pages ; 25 cm
  • A history of privacy politics
  • Sexual liberty
  • Mental illness and the right to refuse treatment
  • Deregulation and the future of medicine
  • Death, discrimination, and equality
  • Conscientious objection, Roe, and the role of the judiciary.
More than four decades into the culture wars, Roe v. Wade has become shorthand for the American abortion debate. Rights to Privacy: The Forgotten Legacy of Roe v. Wade illuminates an entirely different and unexpected legacy of America's most controversial Supreme Court decision. Drawing on archives and extensive interviews with key participants, Rights to Privacy opens a window onto an intense debate about the right to privacy that continues to this day. In the 1970s and beyond, activists set out bold ideas about government responsibility, sexual consent, consumer rights, digital data, individual identity, and end-of-life care. These unanticipated visions of a right to choose gradually (but never completely) gave way to a more limited freedom from government. Ziegler captures the rise of contemporary ideas about privacy, all the while explaining the continuing hold that this right--and Roe--have on the public imagination.-- Provided by publisher.
Law Library (Crown)
viii, 259 pages ; 24 cm
  • 1. Introduction Stephen M. Bainbridge-- 2. Product differentiation in the market for corporate law: how to design a regulatory alternative to Delaware corporate law Sean Griffith-- 3. Corporate charter competition Lynn LoPucki-- 4. Delaware's dominance: a peculiar illustration of American federalism Robert Thompson-- 5. The failure of federal incorporation law: a public choice perspective Sung Hui Kim-- 6. Delaware and Santa Fe industries v. Green James Park-- 7. Interest group analysis of Delaware law: the corporate opportunity doctrine as case study Stephen M. Bainbridge-- 8. The trouble with Trulia: re-evaluating the case for fee-shifting William B. Chandler and Anthony Rickey-- 9. Dominance by inaction: Delaware's long silence on corporate officers Lyman Johnson-- 10. Delaware primacy for limited partnerships Christine Hurt-- 11. Why Delaware has endured, should endure, and yet may not endure Charles Elson-- 12. Delaware's continued resilience: the next hundred years A. Gilchrist Sparks.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781107158283 20180312
Delaware is the state of incorporation for almost two-thirds of the Fortune 500 companies, as well as more than half of all companies listed on the New York Stock Exchange, NASDAQ, and other major stock exchanges. This gives Delaware a seemingly unchallengeable position as the dominant producer of US corporate law. In recent years, however, some observers have suggested that Delaware's competitive position is eroding. Other states have long tried to chip away at Delaware's position, and recent Delaware legal developments may have strengthened the case for incorporating outside Delaware. More important, however, the federal government increasingly is preempting corporate governance law. The contributors to this volume are leading academics and practitioners with decades of experience in Delaware corporate law. They bring together a variety of perspectives that collectively provide the reader with a broad understanding of how Delaware achieved its dominant position and the threats it faces.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781107158283 20180312
Law Library (Crown)
xxvii, 323 pages ; 19 cm.
  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • Choosing the proper court
  • Pretrial : framing the litigation
  • Adjudication without trial
  • The trial
  • Judgments and their effects
  • Appeals
  • Specialized multi-party, multi-claim proceedings
  • Other special problems in federal litigation.
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.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781683281115 20180213
Law Library (Crown)
1 volume (various pagings) ; 24 cm
  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • U.S.C. Section 1981
  • Jury trials
  • Compensatory and punitive damages
  • Proof of disparate impact
  • Proof of disparate treatment
  • Statutes of limitations
  • Attorneys' fees and costs
  • Preclusive effect and settlements
  • Special problems in sex discrimination
  • Special problems in disability discrimination
  • International issues
  • Public employees
  • Family and Medical Leave Act
  • Independent contractors.
"[This book provides an] analysis of punitive damages, compensatory damages, jury trials, and changes in providing disparate treatment and disparate impact cases. It shows you how the 1991 Act has changed the way lawyers and their clients approach employment discrimination under Title VII, the Age Discrimination and Employment Act, the Reconstruction Era Civil Rights Act, and the ADA. You get the full text -- with insightful analysis -- of the controversial Supreme Court rulings that led to the creation of the 1991 Act. [This book] provides coverage of legislative and other developments and new case law, including: explanation of EEOC regulations applying 2008 amendments to ADA; new Supreme Court case on 'cats paw theory'; new Supreme Court case extending Title VII retaliation claims to case in which adverse action was taken against fiancé; new Supreme Court case on when maintenance of a policy with disparate impact falls within a statute of limitations; new Supreme Court case allowing retaliation claims based on oral complaints; new state case holding that arbitration agreement did not divest state agency of investigative power; new case finding arbitration agreement to be unconscionable; new case law on relationship between ADA and FMLA; new case law on statistical comparisons in disparate impact cases; new court of appeals decisions allowing harassment and retaliation actions on behalf of gay employees; analysis of case finding 'don't ask, don't tell' policy to be unconstitutional and of subsequent repeal; new case on sovereign immunity for state instrumentalities; new court of appeals case agreeing that a Title VII was precluded by earlier Section 1983 action; and new case grappling with choice of law questions in international context."-- Provided by publisher.
Law Library (Crown)
xix, 452 pages illustrations ; 29 cm
  • Putting the pieces together
  • Understanding memory and mind maps
  • Developing your game plan
  • Building essay-writing skills
  • Building multistate performance test skills
  • Building multistate bar examination skills
  • Building confidence with strategies
  • Not the first time
  • Mapping MBE topics: civil procedure
  • Mapping MBE topics: constitutional law
  • Mapping MBE topics: contracts
  • Mapping MBE topics: criminal law and procedure
  • Mapping MBE topics: evidence
  • Mapping MBE topics: real property
  • Mapping MBE topics: torts
  • Mapping business topics
  • Mapping trusts and estates
  • Mapping family law
  • Mapping secured transactions
  • Mapping conflict of laws.
Law Library (Crown)
xv, 824 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm
  • Preface
  • The U.S. Constitution
  • The living constitution
  • Understanding the U.S. Supreme Court
  • Institutional authority
  • The judiciary
  • The legislature
  • The executive
  • Nation-state relations
  • Federalism
  • The commerce power
  • The power to tax and spend
  • Economic liberties
  • The contract clause
  • Economic substantive due process
  • The takings clause
  • Civil liberties
  • Religion : exercise and establishment
  • Freedom of speech, assembly, and association
  • Freedom of the press
  • The right to keep and bear arms
  • The right to privacy
  • The rights of the criminally accused
  • Investigations and evidence
  • Attorneys, trials, and punishments
  • Civil rights
  • Discrimination
  • Voting and representation.
Drawing on political science as much as from legal studies, Constitutional Law for a Changing America helps students realize that Supreme Court cases are more than just legal names and citations. Ideal for a one-semester course, the Short Course offers all of the hallmarks of the Rights and Powers volumes in a more condensed format. The authors are known for fastidious revising and streamlining of decisions. A recipient of 12 grants from the National Science Foundation for her work on law and legal institutions, Lee Epstein has authored or co-authored over 100 articles and essays, as well as 15 books, and received the Teaching and Mentoring Award from the Law and Courts Section of the American Political Science Association. Additionally, Thomas G. Walker is the Goodrich C. White Professor of Political Science at Emory University and co-author of A Court Divided, which won the V. O. Key, Jr. Award for the best book on southern politics.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781506348735 20180213
Law Library (Crown)

13. Criminal evidence [2018]

xvii, 1071 pages ; 25 cm.
  • Preface
  • History and sevelopment of rules of evidence
  • Approach to the study of criminal evidence
  • Burden of proof
  • Proof via evidence
  • Judicial notice
  • Presumptions, inferences, and stipulations
  • Relevancy and materiality
  • Competency of evidence and witnesses
  • Examination of witnesses
  • Privileges
  • Opinions and expert testimony
  • Hearsay rule and exceptions
  • Documentary evidence
  • Real evidence
  • Results of examinations and tests
  • Evidence unconstitutionally obtained.
Criminal Evidence is a respected and trusted introduction to the rules of criminal evidence for criminal justice students and professionals. The first half of this book follows the Federal Rules of Evidence in its explanation of how evidence is collected, preserved, and presented in criminal court. The second half provides a selection of relevant criminal court cases that reinforce these basics and contextualize how these rules are currently practiced. This text offers readers a practical understanding of how concepts of evidence operate to convict the guilty and acquit the innocent. Part of the John C. Klotter Justice Administration Legal Series, this thirteenth edition provides many updates, including new references to recent Supreme Court cases, such as the decision on same-sex marriage, and a current version of the Federal Rules of Evidence. Student aids include chapter outlines, key terms and concepts lists, a table of cases cited, and online case study questions and glossary. Teacher resources include an instructor's guide, test bank, and PowerPoint slides.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138289048 20180319
Law Library (Crown)
xv, 396 pages ; 24 cm
  • Furman, Gregg, and the creation of the modern death penalty
  • The capital punishment process
  • Homicide in America
  • Comparing homicides with execution cases
  • Capital-eligible crimes : is the death penalty reserved for the worst of the worst?
  • Which jurisdictions execute and which ones don't
  • How often are death sentences overturned?
  • How long does it take?
  • How often are people exonerated from death row?
  • Methods of execution
  • How often are executions delayed or canceled?
  • Mental health
  • How deep is public support for the death penalty?
  • Why does the death penalty cost so much?
  • Does the death penalty deter?
  • Is the death penalty dying?
  • Does the modern death penalty meet the goals of Furman?
  • Epilogue: How this book came about.
"In 1976, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Gregg v. Georgia that the death penalty was constitutional if it complied with certain specific provisions designed to ensure that it was reserved for the 'worst of the worst'. The same court had rejected the death penalty just four years before in the Furman decision because it found that the penalty had been applied in a capricious and arbitrary manner. The 1976 decision ushered in the 'modern' period of the U.S. death penalty, setting the country on a course to execute over 1,400 inmates in the ensuing years, with over 8,000 individuals currently sentenced to die. Now, forty years after the decision, the eminent political scientist Frank Baumgartner along with a team of younger scholars (Marty Davidson, Kaneesha Johnson, Arvind Krishnamurthy, and Colin Wilson) have collaborated to assess the empirical record and provide a definitive account of how the death penalty has been implemented."-- Provided by publisher.
Law Library (Crown)
xi, 269 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Introduction: A free speech pioneer
  • Getting started
  • The muckrakers
  • The anarchists
  • The feminists
  • The socialists
  • The pacifists I
  • The pacifists II
  • The communists
  • Winding down
  • Conclusion: Gilbert Roe's legacy.
Free speech and freedom of the press were often suppressed amid the social turbulence of the Progressive Era and World War I. As muckrakers, feminists, pacifists, anarchists, socialists, and communists were arrested or censored for their outspoken views, many of them turned to a Manhattan lawyer named Gilbert Roe to keep them in business and out of jail.Roe was the principal trial lawyer of the Free Speech League a precursor of the American Civil Liberties Union. His cases involved such activists as Emma Goldman, Lincoln Steffens, Margaret Sanger, Max Eastman, Upton Sinclair, John Reed, and Eugene Debs, as well as the socialist magazine The Masses and the New York City Teachers Union. A friend of Wisconsin's progressive senator Robert La Follette since their law partnership as young men, Roe defended ""Fighting Bob"" when the Senate tried to expel him for opposing America's entry into World War I.In articulating and upholding Americans' fundamental right to free expression against charges of obscenity, libel, espionage, sedition, or conspiracy during turbulent times, Roe was rarely successful in the courts. But his battles illuminate the evolution of free speech doctrine and practice in an era when it was under heavy assault. His greatest victory, including the 1917 decision by Judge Learned Hand in The Masses Publishing Co. v. Patten, is still influential today.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780299314002 20180312
Law Library (Crown)
1 volume (loose-leaf) ; 26 cm
  • Employment at will
  • Statutory protection against discrimination based on personal characteristic
  • Discrimination based on conduct; procedural issues for statutory discrimination
  • Downsizing
  • Arbitration
  • Contract theories
  • Tort theories
  • Special problems of public employment
  • Proof and procedure
  • Employer personnel policies
  • Wrongful dismissal legislation.
Law Library (Crown)
xlvi, 974 pages ; 26 cm.
  • Volume 1. A-I
  • Volume 2. J-Z.
"The Encyclopedia of Juvenile Delinquency and Justice is a compendium of more than 300 contributions written by leading scholars from the fields of criminal justice, justice sciences, social work, and sociology. It covers the latest research, policies, and practices regarding young offenders, the processing of juveniles within the court system, and various approaches to treating and eliminating juvenile crime. The origins and evolution of the juvenile justice system, the leading theories and major theorists in the field, and the empirical support for theories and policies designed to reduce delinquency are all discussed in depth. Organized thematically, the Encyclopedia is arranged by three key sections. The first section focuses on juvenile delinquents and delinquency, specifically the causes, correlates, and experiences of at-risk youth. The second section provides a comprehensive review of the system developed to address juvenile offending, including the historic origins of juvenile courts and the cases that have shaped the contemporary system. In the final section, authors explore current treatment programs and policy initiatives designed to mitigate and/or prevent juvenile delinquency. Key topics covered include: Juvenile Delinquency, Explanations of Delinquency, Correlates and Contexts of Delinquency; and all aspects of Juvenile Justice and Juvenile Justice Policy. An indispensable reference resource, The Encyclopedia of Juvenile Delinquency and Justice is essential reading for both students and professionals engaged in the fields of criminology, juvenile delinquency, justice administration, and sociology."-- Provided by publisher.
"Is a compendium of more than 300 contributions written by leading scholars from the fields of criminal justice, justice sciences, social work, and sociology. It covers the latest research, policies, and practices regarding young offenders, the processing of juveniles within the court system, and various approaches to treating and eliminating juvenile crime. The origins and evolution of the juvenile justice system, the leading theories and major theorists in the field, and the empirical support for theories and policies designed to reduce delinquency are all discussed in depth"-- Provided by publisher.
Law Library (Crown)
xxvi, 822 pages : illustrations, forms ; 24 cm
  • Taking the plunge
  • Leaving your employer
  • Selecting and working with an attorney
  • Deciding whether to incorporate
  • Structuring the ownership
  • Forming and working with the board
  • Raising money and securities regulation
  • Marshaling human resources
  • Contracts and leases
  • E-commerce, sales, and consumer privacy
  • Operational liabilities, insurance, and compliance
  • Creditors' rights and bankruptcy
  • Venture capital
  • Intellectual property and licensing
  • Going global
  • Buying and selling a business
  • Going public.
Law Library (Crown)
iii, 12, 3 leaves ; 28 cm
Argument: The decision below further the Federal Circuit's ongoing expansion of its assignor estoppel doctrine far beyond this court's precedent; the decision below perpetuates a doctrine that undermines important national public interests in invalidating bad patents and protecting efficient employee mobility; this case presents an appropriate vehicle to correct the Federal Circuit's erroneous assignor estoppel doctrine.
Law Library (Crown)
xxvi, 789 pages ; 27 cm.
  • Preface
  • Evidence at trial : an overview
  • Burdens, presumptions, and judicial notice
  • Procedures for offering and opposing evidence
  • Evidentiary privileges
  • Relevance and counterweights : general principles
  • Character evidence
  • Witness competency
  • The rules of the game : common objections to testimonial evidence
  • Opinion evidence and expert testimony
  • Impeachment and rehabilitation of witnesses
  • Authentication and identification of tangible evidence
  • The original recording rule
  • The basic principles of hearsay evidence
  • Hearsay "exemptions" : prior statements by witnesses and statements by party-opponents
  • Hearsay exceptions under Federal Rule 803
  • Hearsay exceptions under Federal Rule 804
  • Other hearsay exceptions
  • Confrontation
  • Federal rules of evidence for United States courts.
In clear and engaging prose that makes concepts accessible without oversimplification, this Treatise explains the Federal Rules, selected state variations, major cases, essential doctrines, and important underlying policies. Frequent practical examples drawn from courtroom practice introduce students to courtroom procedure, provide a context in which evidence problems arise, and acquaint them with the language of the courtroom. This volume can serve as background for beginning students and as a one-stop refresher for those taking advanced courses. Professors can assign various sections to track the syllabus or simply recommend this book as useful background reading.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781634609357 20180213
Law Library (Crown)