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Learning evidence : from the federal rules to the courtroom

Author: Deborah Jones Merritt; Ric Simmons
Publisher: St. Paul, MN : West, 2009.
Series: American casebook series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Learning Evidence engages students by offering colorful courtroom examples, excerpts from trial transcripts, and lucid explanations of each evidentiary rule. The second edition has been fully updated to reflect the emergence of electronic media, the Supreme Court's Sixth Amendment jurisprudence, and the restyled Federal Rules of Evidence. A comprehensive teacher's manual and website include classroom exercises,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Trials, litigation, etc
Cases
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Merritt, Deborah Jones.
Learning evidence.
St. Paul, MN : West, 2009
(OCoLC)741520625
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Deborah Jones Merritt; Ric Simmons
ISBN: 9780314191120 0314191127
OCLC Number: 279613566
Description: xxvii, 1005 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: 1. Why take this course? --
2. Types of courtroom evidence --
3. Four W's of the federal rules of evidence : why, who, where, when --
4. Structure of a trial --
5. Raising and resolving evidentiary objections --
6. Relevance --
7. Prejudice, confusion, or waste of time --
8. Fitting the rules together --
9. Subsequent remedial measures --
10. Settlements and offers to compromise --
11. Medical expenses --
12. Criminal plea bargaining --
13. Liability insurance --
14. Putting a witness on the stand --
15. Examining witnesses --
16. Refreshing a witness's memory --
17. Impeaching witnesses --
18. Using prior statements to impeach witnesses --
19. Proving untruthful character on cross-examination --
20. Using criminal convictions to impeach witnesses --
21. Opinion or reputation evidence of untruthful character --
22. Cross-examining the character witness --
23. Religious beliefs and impeachment --
24. Rule of completeness --
25. Character evidence and the rules --
26. Evidence to prove character as an element --
27. Using character evidence to prove propensity --
28. Character evidence to show propensity in criminal prosecutions --
29. Methods of proving propensity in criminal cases --
30. Other crimes, wrongs, or acts --
31. Habit --
32. Rape shield law --
33. Propensity in sexual assault and child molestation cases --
34. Preliminary determinations --
35. What is hearsay and why don't we like it? --
36. The "truth of the matter asserted" --
37. What is a statement? --
38. Admissible hearsay --
39. Hearsay exemption : prior statements by witnesses --
40. Hearsay exceptions : present sense impressions and excited utterances --
41. Hearsay exception : state of mind --
42. Hearsay exception : medical treatment --
43. Hearsay exception : recorded recollection --
44. Rule 805 : hearsay within hearsay --
45. Hearsay exception : business records --
46. Hearsay exception : public records --
47. Hearsay exceptions : other 803 exceptions --
48. Rule 804 introduction : what is availability? --
49. Hearsay exception : former testimony --
50. Hearsay exception : dying declarations --
51. Hearsay exception : statement against interest --
52. Hearsay exception : forfeiture --
53. Hearsay exemption : forfeiture --
54. Statements by party-opponents in the context of multiple parties --
55. Hearsay exemption : statements of coconspirators --
56. Residual exception --
57. Attacking a declarant's credibility --
58. The Sixth Amendment and hearsay --
59. Judicial notice --
60. Lay opinions --
61. What subjects are appropriate for expert testimony? --
62. Qualifying experts --
63. Bases of expert opinion --
64. Limits on opinion and expert testimony --
65. Court-appointed experts --
66. Introduction to privileges --
67. Attorney-client privilege --
68. Other privileges --
69. Authentication --
70. Best evidence --
71. Presumptions --
72. The role of the jury.
Series Title: American casebook series.
Responsibility: by Deborah Jones Merritt, Ric Simmons.

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"Learning Evidence engages students by offering colorful courtroom examples, excerpts from trial transcripts, and lucid explanations of each evidentiary rule. The second edition has been fully updated to reflect the emergence of electronic media, the Supreme Court's Sixth Amendment jurisprudence, and the restyled Federal Rules of Evidence. A comprehensive teacher's manual and website include classroom exercises, PowerPoint slides, videos, and other support."--Publisher's website.

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