Criminal Evidence


  • Jefferson Ingram

Part of the John C. Klotter Justice Administration Legal Series, 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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Book information

  • Published: September 2011
  • ISBN: 978-1-4377-3503-1

Table of 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


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