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Criminal Evidence

In addition to covering the basics of collecting, preserving and presenting evidence, this revision presents the latest developments in the law of evidence that are of interest to criminal justice personnel. Highlights include: chapter outlines, lists of key terms and concepts for each chapter, a glossary, and new, up-to-date cases in Part II.

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Published: October 2009

Imprint: Anderson Publishing

ISBN: 978-1-4224-6141-9

Contents

  • History and Approach to Study

    1. History and Development of Rules of Evidence

    2. Approach to the Study of Criminal Evidence

    Proof by Evidence and Substitutes

    3. Burden of Proof

    4. Proof via Evidence

    5. Judicial Notice

    6. Presumptions, Inferences, and Stipulations

    General Admissibility Tests

    7. Relevancy and Materiality

    8. Competency of Evidence and Witnesses

    Evidence Via Witness Testimony

    9. Examination of Witnesses

    10. Privileges

    11. Opinions and Expert Testimony

    12. Hearsay Rule and Exceptions

    Evidence Via Documents and Real Evidence

    13. Documentary Evidence

    14. Real Evidence

    15. Results of Examinations and Tests

    Exclusion of Evidence on Constitutional Grounds

    16. Evidence Unconstitutionally Obtained

    Part II: Judicial Decision Relating to Part I

    Glossary

    Appendix I: Federal Rules of Evidence for United States Courts and Magistrates

    Appendix II: Table of Jurisdictions in which Uniform Rules of Evidence have been Adopted-2009

    Appendix III: Table of Contents

    Uniform Rules of Evidence with 2005 Amendments

    Table of Cases

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