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Criminal Evidence. Edition No. 12

  • ID: 2857110
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  • 1016 Pages
  • Elsevier Science and Technology
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Criminal Evidence is a well-respected and trusted introduction to the rules of criminal evidence for criminal justice students and professionals. The first half of this book follows the Federal Rules of Evidence in its explanation of how evidence is collected, preserved, and presented in criminal court. The second half provides a selection of relevant criminal court cases that reinforce these basics and provide the context of how these rules are currently practiced. Readers will have an understanding of how concepts of evidence operate to convict the guilty and acquit the innocent.

Part of the John C. Klotter Justice Administration Legal Series, this twelfth edition provides many updates, new references to recent cases, and a current version of the Federal Rules of Evidence. Student aids include chapter outlines, key terms and concepts lists, a glossary, a table of cases cited, and online interactive case studies. Teacher resources include Instructor's Guide, test bank, and PowerPoint slides.

- 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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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

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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Ingram, Jefferson L.
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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