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Evidence in Florida

Evidence in Florida offers a practical, contemporary approach to the law of evidence. Experienced practitioners, judges, and law professors share their expertise in all aspects of the gathering and presentation of evidence in Florida courts.
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Evidence in Florida offers a practical, contemporary approach to the law of evidence. Experienced practitioners, judges, and law professors share their expertise in all aspects of the gathering and presentation of evidence in Florida courts. The updated and expanded Eleventh Edition includes:

  • Updated case law, statutes, and rules and regulations.
  • Hot Topics:
    • Discussion of the Florida Supreme Court’s decision declining to adopt the Daubert standard under F.S. 90.702 to the extent that it is procedural. In reAmendments to Florida Evidence Code, 210 So.3d 1231 (Fla. 2017).
    • Florida Supreme Court’s decision regarding the retroactive application (or lack thereof) of the Daubert standard. Anderson v. State, 220 So.3d 1133 (Fla. 2017).
    • Florida Supreme Court’s opinion regarding F.S. 90.404(1) and opening the door to impeachment with otherwise inadmissible collateral crime evidence. Brookins v. State, 228 So.3d 31 (Fla. 2017).
    • Florida Supreme Court’s recent application of F.S. 90.403’s balancing test in Kirkman v. State, 233 So.3d 456 (Fla. 2018) and Truehill v. State, 211 So.3d 930 (Fla. 2017).
    • Florida Supreme Court’s opinion regarding how otherwise inadmissible evidence can become admissible through rebuttal testimony due to a criminal defendant’s opening the door. Tundidor v. State, 221 So.3d 587 (Fla. 2017).
    • Florida Supreme Court’s declining to extend Boecher interrogatories to allow discovery of a financial relationship between nonparties and a plaintiff’s expert. Worley v. Central Florida Young Men’s Christian Ass’n, Inc., 228 So.3d 18 (Fla. 2017).
    • The presentation and admissibility of electronic evidence and “Emoji law.” 
    • Electronic evidence and authentication issues as it relates to webpage capture.


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CONTENTS


1.  Introduction


Michael R. Cavendish


2.  Judicial Notice; Presumptions; Burden of Proof

John K. Londot


3.  Relevancy

Legal Publications Staff


4.  Privileges

Michael R. Cavendish


5.  Witnesses

Michael H. Moody


6.  Impeachment

Michael R. Cavendish


7.  Opinion and Expert Testimony

Jeannine Smith Williams


8.  Hearsay Rule

Mark M. Dobson


9.  Hearsay Exceptions

Mark M. Dobson


10.  Real and Demonstrative Evidence

John K. Londot and Ronald M. Rosengarten


11.  Best Evidence Rule

Legal Publications Staff


12.  Parol Evidence Rule

Michael R. Cavendish


13.   Florida Trial Objections

Robert Michael Eschenfelder


14.  Evidentiary Trial Issues

Roy E. Fitzgerald


15.  Electronic Evidence

Hon. Ralph Artigliere and William Hamilton


Appendix F.S. Chapter 90, Florida Evidence Code (Including Sponsors' Notes)


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