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Glannon Guide to Evidence: Learning Evidence Though Multiple-Choice Questions and Analysis, Second Edition

Michael Avery


  • ISBN: 9781543806281

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  • Additional Product Details
    Publication Date: 9/21/2018
    Copyright: 2018
    Pages: 240
    Paperback: 9781454892205
    Connected eBook: 9781543806281

    Summary of Contents

    Detailed Table of Contents (PDF Download)


    Chapter 1: General Provisions
    A. Scope and Applicability of the Rules
    B. Rulings on Evidence
    C. Preliminary Questions
    D. Limited Admissibility
    E. Rule of Completeness

    Chapter 2: Judicial Notice
    A. When the Court May Take Judicial Notice of a Fact
    B. The Effect of Judicial Notice

    Chapter 3: Burden of Proof and Presumptions 1
    A. Burden of Proof
    B. Presumptions
    C. Irrebuttable Presumptions
    D. Presumptions in Criminal Cases

    Chapter 4: Relevance and Its Limits
    A. Definition of Relevance
    B. Exclusion of Relevant Evidence on Grounds of Unfair
    Prejudice, Confusion, and Misleading the Jury
    C. Exclusion of Relevant Evidence on Policy Grounds
    D. Character Evidence
    E. Cross-Examination of a Character Witness
    F. Proof of Other Crimes, Wrongs, or Acts
    G. Habit
    H. Propensity Evidence in Sexual Assault Cases

    Chapter 5: Privileges
    A. Attorney-Client Privilege and Work Product Protection
    B. Spousal Privileges
    C. Psychotherapist-Patient Privilege
    D. Spiritual Advisor Privilege
    E. Fifth Amendment Privilege

    Chapter 6: Witnesses and Impeachment
    A. Witness Competency and Requirements
    B. Mode and Order of the Examination of Witnesses
    C. Direct Examination
    D. Cross-Examination and Impeachment
    E. Rehabilitation of Witnesses
    F. Miscellaneous Matters

    Chapter 7: Opinions and Expert Testimony
    A. Lay Opinions
    B. Expert Testimony

    Chapter 8: Hearsay
    A. Definition of Hearsay
    B. Exceptions to the Hearsay Rule

    Chapter 9: Authentication
    A. Authenticating Evidence
    B. Self-Authenticating Evidence

    Chapter 10: Contents of Writings, Recordings, and Photographs
    A. When the Best Evidence Rule Applies
    B. When the Best Evidence Rule Does Not Apply
    C. The Preference for Originals
    D. Secondary Evidence of Contents
    E. Summaries
    F. Proof of Contents Through Evidence from Opponent