Aspen Publishing

Understanding Criminal Evidence

Samuel P. Newton, Teresa L. Welch


  • ISBN: 9781454802259

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    Page Count 544
    Published 12/05/2012
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    Summary of Contents

    Chapter 1. Why and How We Have Rules of Evidence

    Chapter 2. How to Read a Criminal Case

    Chapter 3. Alternatives to Formal Proof: Judicial Notice, Presumptions, Inferences and Stipulations

    Chapter 4. Relevance: Probative Value and Materiality

    Chapter 5. Excluding Factually Relevant Evidence

    Chapter 6. Constitutional Exclusion of Evidence

    Chapter 7. Character Evidence

    Chapter 8. Privileges

    Chapter 9. Witnesses and Competency

    Chapter 10. Examination of Witnesses: Direct, Cross, Impeachment, Rehabilitation

    Chapter 11. Opinions, Experts and Scientific Evidence

    Chapter 12. Hearsay

    Chapter 13. Hearsay Exception

    Chapter 14. Authentication, Identification and Exhibits, Best Evidence Rule

  • Author Information

    Teresa L. Welch

    Teresa Welch is an adjunct professor in the Criminal Justice Department at Weber State. She teaches courses on comparative criminal justice, evidence, and corrections.

    Samuel Newton

    Samuel Newton is an Assistant Professor at Brigham Young University.

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