Law and Evidence A Primer for Criminal Justice, Criminology, and Legal Studies
Law and Evidence: A Primer for Criminal Justice, Criminology, and Legal Studies, Third Edition, introduces the complex topic of evidence law in a straightforward and accessible manner. The use and function of evidence in both criminal and civil cases is examined to offer a complete understanding of how evidence principles play out in the real world of litigation and advocacy. This revised Third Edition includes new discussions of rules and case law analysis, forensic cases and evidentiary software programs.
- Every chapter contains new legal authority that apples to traditional legal principles relevant to evidence law
- Offers full coverage of evidentiary codes and statutes
- Provides practical forms, checklists and additional tools throughout for use by current and future practitioners
Course ancillaries including, PowerPointTM lecture slides and an Instructor’s Manual with Test Bank, are available with qualified course adoption.
1. Overview of Evidence 2. Real Evidence 3. Demonstrative Evidence 4. Documentary Evidence 5. Lay Witnesses 6. Expert Evidence 7. Admissions and Stipulations 8. Motion Practice and Evidence 9. Trial Evidence