- Introduces the reader to the basics of collecting, preserving, and presenting evidence in a criminal court to convict the guilty and acquit the innocent.
- Highlights include: chapter outlines, lists of key terms and concepts for each chapter, briefs of judicial decisions, a glossary, appendices, and up-to-date table of cases.
- New eleventh edition presents the latest developments in the law of evidence that are of interest to criminal justice personnel.
- Student aids include chapter outlines, key terms and concepts lists, a glossary, a table of cases cited, and online case study questons.
- Professor resources are available on the publisher's homepage, and include Instructor's Guide, Test Bank, and Lecture PowerPoint Slides.
Part of the John C. Klotter Justice Administration Legal Series, this revision presents the latest developments in the law of evidence that are of interest to criminal justice personnel. Highlights include: chapter outlines, lists of key terms and concepts for each chapter, a glossary, and new, up-to-date cases in Part II.
Students in the criminal justice field.
Criminal Evidence, 11th Edition
Part I: History and Approach to Study
1. History and Development of Rules of Evidence
2. Approach to the Study of Criminal Evidence
3. Burden of Proof
4. Proof via Evidence
5. Judicial Notice
6. Presumptions, Inferences, and Stipulations
7. Relevancy and Materiality
8. Competency of Evidence and Witnesses
9. Examination of Witnesses
11. Opinions and Expert Testimony
12. Hearsay Rule and Exceptions
13. Documentary Evidence
14. Real Evidence
15. Results of Examinations and Tests
16. Evidence Unconstitutionally Obtained
Part II: Judicial Decision Relating to Part I
Cases Relating to Chapter 1 - History and Development of Rules of Evidence
Cases Relating to Chapter 2 - Approach to the Study of Criminal Evidence
Cases Relating to Chapter 3 - Burden of Proof
Cases Relating to Chapter 4 - Proof via Evidence
Cases Relating to Chapter 5 - Judicial Notice
Cases Relating to Chapter 6 - Presumptions, Inferences, and Stipulations
Cases Relating to Chapter 7 - Relevancy and Materiality
Cases Relating to Chapter 8 - Competency of Evidence and Witnesses
Cases Relating to Chapter 9 - Examination of Witnesses
Cases Relating to Chapter 10 - Privileges
Cases Relating to Chapter 11 - Opinions and Expert Testimony
Cases Relating to Chapter 12 - Hearsay Rule and Exceptions
Cases Relating to Chapter 13 - Documentary Evidence
Cases Relating to Chapter 14 - Real Evidence
Cases Relating to Chapter 15 - Results of Examinations and Tests
Cases Relating to Chapter 16 - Evidence Unconstitutionally Obtained
Appendix I: Federal Rules of Evidence
Appendix II: Table of Jurisdictions That Have Adopted Some System of Uniform Rules for Regulating the Admission and Exclusion of Evidence--2010
Index of Cases