Aspen Publishing

Aspen Treatise for Evidence, Sixth Edition

Christopher B. Mueller, Laird C. Kirkpatrick, Liesa L. Richter


  • ISBN: 9781454875703

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  • Description

    Evidence, Sixth Edition from the Aspen Treatise Series is the most complete reference on evidence law available, written at a level that makes it an accessible, indispensable resource for students. The text emphasizes contemporary judicial interpretations of the Federal Rules of Evidence, making the law relevant to students. Organization around the Federal Rules of Evidence makes the text particularly understandable, with common-law coverage given where an issue is not codified. Throughout the text, this student treatise features straightforward explication of the rules, analysis of leading case law, and thorough coverage of both the Federal Rules and state evidence codes. Pedagogical features include helpful marginal headings, mini-summaries of contents at the beginning of each chapter, generous footnotes, and useful case citations. The authors’ strong reputations as casebook authors and authors of Aspen’s practitioner Evidence treatise continue to attract users to this book.

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  • Additional Product Details

    Publication Date: 4/12/2018
    Copyright: 2018
    Pages: 1424
    Paperback: 9781454875703
    Hardcover: 9781454890720

    Summary of Contents

    About the Authors
    Table of Abbreviations

    CHAPTER 1 Preliminary Matters
    CHAPTER 2 Judicial Notice
    CHAPTER 3 Burdens and Presumptions
    CHAPTER 4 Relevancy and Its Limits
    CHAPTER 5 Privileges
    CHAPTER 6 Witnesses
    CHAPTER 7 Opinions and Expert Testimony; Scientific
    CHAPTER 8 Hearsay
    CHAPTER 9 Foundational Evidence, Authentication
    CHAPTER 10 The Best Evidence Doctrine

    Table of Cases
    Table of Law Review Articles
    Table of Books and Treatises