Easy-to-Find Courtroom Evidence Answers
Evidence problems can weaken even the strongest trial presentation. You may know your facts cold, have the necessary cases and statutes memorized, be familiar with the judge’s preferred courtroom procedure, and still trip over an evidentiary objection. Federal Trial Evidence can help. Designed for use both in trial preparation and at the counsel table, this trial handbook’s unique format will help you handle objections confidently and successfully. The book features an easy-to-use format designed so that you can immediately find any rule, citation, and simplified restatement by simply flipping the quick-reference tabs to the section you need. No time is wasted—just turn to the section you need and find:
- The verbatim evidentiary rule
- Its simplified restatement
- Comments about the rule’s intent and limitations
- Illustrative examples
- Tactics for admission and exclusion
- Significant cases
Federal Trial Evidence contains citations from both civil and criminal cases, and is designed to be used in both types of cases. This book is also useful in preparing for trial in state courts. If your state evidence code is modeled on the federal rules of evidence (as most are), the simplified restatements, comments, illustrations, and tactics will help you anticipate and respond to objections.
The latest update of Federal Trial Evidence features new cases, strategies, and practice tips under the Federal Evidence Rules, including analysis of recent cases and developments involving:
- Computer animations
- Videotapes and motion pictures
- Statistical surveys
- Reliability of expert witness testimony
- Expert witness credibility
- Recent federal case authorities, tactics, and illustrations
- Over 100 new federal decisions under the Federal Rules of Evidence
Begin using Federal Trial Evidence now. Its quick-reference format will help you make your courtroom evidence arguments and decisions more accurately and confidently. Dozens of checklists ensure that you won't skip a vital step in preparing evidence for your federal case.
Whether used as a shield or a sword, Federal Trial Evidence delivers fast, practical answers to your courtroom evidence questions.