Evidence: examples and explanations
, Jan 1, 2004
- 285 pages
Once again, Arthur Best offers an engaging and effective study guide that helps students Understand The many rules, principles and policies of evidence law. This new edition upholds the quality standard that made the book the best-selling ancillary in evidence: Provides extraordinarily clear explanations of the most important and difficult aspects of evidence -- including relevance, hearsay and impeachment -- as well as other main topics of the typical course. Presents key concepts in tables and charts for fast reference. Supplies questions of varying depress of difficulty, As well as clear explanations of how to analyze those questions, For every topic. Each chapter includes material necessary to answer the questions that follow it, providing an incentive for students to read the chapters thoroughly. Contains a 'plain language' version of the Federal Rules of Evidence, complete with new amendments To The Rules. Organized topics in a logical order. the text has been scrupulously updated For The Fifth Edition: Reflects amendments to FRE608(b) related to use of extrinsic evidence of a witness's specific instances of conduct to show the witness's character for truthfulness. Describes the controversy about FRE 804(b)(3) And The likely amendment to its penal interest provisions. Problems are refined and improved based on classroom used by the author and feedback from users. This powerful paperback can make the difference between failure and success in this crucial area of study. Examine the Fifth Edition and see how well it will reinforce your other teaching materials.