Evidence in a Nutshell

Authors: Rothstein, Paul F. / Raeder, Myrna S. / Crump, David
Edition: 6th
Copyright Date: 2012
  • Publication Date: December 8th, 2011
  • ISBN: 9780314278333
  • Subject: Evidence
  • Series: Nutshells
  • Type: Overviews
  • Description: The newest (restyled) version of the Federal Rules of Evidence, reproduced in the appendix, are the anchor of this single-volume Nutshell, with some state variations noted where important. The text summarizes significant U.S. Supreme Court decisions, including the latest Confrontation Clause cases; additional leading cases; forefront expert and scientific evidence developments; and principal schools of evidentiary thought. It includes practical implementation as well as scholarly approaches, and pays attention to the litigation process as a whole and interdisciplinary cross-pollination where helpful.