Criminal Evidence

Criminal Evidence

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In addition to covering the basics of collecting, preserving and presenting evidence, Criminal Evidence, 12th edition, 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.

Thoroughly revised, updated, and streamlined to include recent case law on evidence
Each chapter includes outlines, key terms and concepts, and review questions to aid understanding
Appendices include a helpful glossary; Federal Rules of Evidence as amended and effective through December 1, 2013; Table of Jurisdictions That Have Adopted Some System of Uniform Rules for Regulating the Admission and Exclusion of Evidence through 2014; and Table of Contents of the Uniform Rules of Evidence with 2005 Amendments
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Product details

  • Paperback | 1054 pages
  • 191 x 235 x 55.88mm | 2,223g
  • Anderson Publishing
  • Cincinnati, United States
  • English
  • New edition
  • 12th New edition
  • 0323294588
  • 9780323294584

Table of contents

Part I 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 Decisions Relating to Part I

Appendix I: Federal Rules of Evidence-2013
Appendix II: Table of Jurisdictions That Have Adopted Some System of Uniform Rules for Regulating the Admission and Exclusion of Evidence-2014
Appendix III: Table of Contents, Uniform Rules of Evidence with 2005 Amendments
Index of Cases
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About Jefferson L. Ingram

Jefferson L. Ingram is Professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Dayton. He has a B.S. in secondary education, a M.A. in history, and a Juris Doctor. He is a member of the Ohio Bar, Florida Bar, Bar of the federal courts for the Southern District of Ohio, and a member of the Bar of the Supreme Court of the United States.
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