Laws of Evidence

Laws of Evidence

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This book offers a general, yet substantive view of evidence law. Its chapters combine content with relevant cases, allowing readers to learn and analyze the legal reasoning and court decision-making process behind the laws. Written in a reader-friendly format, the chapters feature elements that enhance instruction and help readers develop essential skills. Exhibits and illustrations provide a visual connection to the material. Legal Research Using the Internet applications and Internet Icons alert readers to Web references and promote the use of web-based legal resources to strengthen technology skills. The appendix presents additional information on the court system and its procedures, giving an expanded overview of evidence law and its use in the legal process.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 512 pages
  • 218.44 x 276.86 x 25.4mm | 1,292.73g
  • Cengage Learning, Inc
  • Delmar Cengage Learning
  • Clifton Park, United States
  • English
  • 0766807614
  • 9780766807617

Table of contents

Chapter 1: Nature and Development of the Laws of Evidence. Chapter 2: Role of Evidence in the Legal Process. Chapter 3: Obtaining and Presentation of Evidence. Chapter 4: Challenges to Admissibility of Evidence. Chapter 5: Relevancy. Chapter 6: Witnesses. Chapter 7: Opinions and Expert Testimony. Chapter 8: Scientific Evidence and Testing. Chapter 9: Physical Evidence. Chapter 10: Documentary and Demonstrative Evidence. Chapter 11: Hearsay. Chapter 12: Exceptions to Hearsay. Chapter 13: Privileges. Chapter 14: Constitutional Limitations. Chapter 15: Closing Arguments: Future of Evidence Law.show more

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Chapter 1: Nature and Development of the Laws of Evidence. Chapter 2: Role of Evidence in the Legal Process. Chapter 3: Obtaining and Presentation of Evidence. Chapter 4: Challenges to Admissibility of Evidence. Chapter 5: Relevancy. Chapter 6: Witnesses. Chapter 7: Opinions and Expert Testimony. Chapter 8: Scientific Evidence and Testing. Chapter 9: Physical Evidence. Chapter 10: Documentary and Demonstrative Evidence. Chapter 11: Hearsay. Chapter 12: Exceptions to Hearsay. Chapter 13: Privileges. Chapter 14: Constitutional Limitations. Chapter 15: Closing Arguments: Future of Evidence Law.show more

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