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People of the State of California v. Phillip Spector: Case File

Ann Murphy


  • ISBN: 9780735597952

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  • Description

    People of the State of California v. Phillip Spector: Case File, written by Ann Murphy who is a law professor with extensive trial practice experience, is an effective, short, skills-based book, meant to be used as a companion text in any evidence or trial advocacy class. Based on a high-interest, “celebrity” case, it is bound to capture student interest and engage students in the classroom while it illustrates the Federal Rules of Evidence.

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  • Details
    Page Count 160
    Published 06/29/2010
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    Detailed Table of Contents (PDF Download)


    Part I. The Murder

    Part II. Rules of Evidence and the Spector Trial

    Article I. General Provisions

    Article II. Judicial Notice

    Article III. Presumptions in Civil Actions and Proceedings

    Article IV. Relevancy and Its Limits

    Article V. Privileges

    Article VI. Witnesses

    Article VII. Opinions and Expert Testimony

    Article VIII. Hearsay

    Article IX. Authentication and Identification

    Article X. Contents of Writings, Recordings, and Photographs

    Article XI: Miscellaneous Rules

    Appendix A: How to Approach Evidence
    Appendix B: Confrontation Clause—Post Crawford
    Appendix C: Character Evidence Chart
    Appendix D: Hearsay Helper
    Appendix E. Spousal Privileges
    Table of Cases

  • Author Information

    Ann N. Murphy

    Professor Murphy joined the faculty in 2000, after working as an attorney for the Internal Revenue Service for nearly 15 years. While with the I.R.S., she tried 50 cases before the United States Tax Court, dealing with issues including fraud, business deductions, mergers and acquisitions, TEFRA partnerships, corporate expenses, and exempt organizations.

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