Title on introductory web page: McCormick's Evidence
Seventh edition, Student edition.
1 online resource (xxii, 788 pages).
9781628106374 electronic book 1628106379 electronic book 9780314290250 0314290257
"This book is an abridgement of "McCormick on Evidence, Seventh Edition,Volumes 1 & 2. Practitioner Treatise Series"."--title page.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note
INTRODUCTION: Preparing and presenting the evidence EXAMINATION OF WITNESSES: The form of questions on direct; the judges's witnesses; refreshing memory The requirement of firsthand knowledge : the opinion rule & expert testimony Cross-examination and subsequent examinations Impeachment and support ADMISSION AND EXCLUSION: The procedure of admitting and excluding evidence COMPETENCY: The competency of witnesses PRIVILEGE : COMMON LAW AND STATUTORY: The scope and effect of the evidentiary privileges The privilege for marital communications The client's privilege : communications between client & lawyer The privilege for confidential information secured in the course of the physician-patient relationship Privileges for governmental secrets PRIVILEGE : CONSTITUTIONAL: The privilege against self-incrimination Confessions The privilege concerning improperly obtained evidence RELEVANCY AND ITS COUNTERWEIGHTS: Relevance Character and habit Similar happenings and transactions Insurance against liability Experimental and scientific evidence REAL EVIDENCE, OTHER NONTESTIMONIAL EVIDENCE, AND DEMONSTRATIVE AIDS: Real evidence, other nontestimonial evidence, and demonstrative aids WRITINGS: Authentication The requirement of the production of the original writing, recording, or photograph as the "best evidence" THE HEARSAY RULE AND ITS EXCEPTIONS: The hearsay rule Admissions of a party-opponent Spontaneous statements Statements for the purpose of medical diagnosis or treatment Records of past recollection Regularly kept records Public records, reports, and certificates Testimony taken at a former hearing or in another action Dying declarations Declarations against interest Various other exceptions and the future of the rules about hearsay JUDICIAL NOTICE: Judicial notice BURDEN OF PROOF AND PRESUMPTIONS: The burdens of proof and presumptions
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Revision of: McCormick, Charles T. (Charles Tilford), 1889-1963. McCormick on evidence. 6th ed. St. Paul, Minn. : Thomson/West, c2006
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Print version: McCormick on evidence. Seventh edition, Student edition. St. Paul, MN : West Academic Publishing,