California Evidence Courtroom Manual

This convenient softcover manual is designed specifically for California courtroom use.

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This convenient softcover manual is designed specifically for courtroom use. It offers attorneys and judges alike many trial-tested features that not only provide fast, accurate answers to evidentiary questions but also guide the user to the underlying authorities and secondary sources for further research.

Written by Eileen A. Scallen and Glen Weissenberger, two of the nation's most respected evidence scholars, California Evidence Courtroom Manual incorporates complete coverage of the California Evidence Code and California evidence case law.

Features Include:

  • Complete text of the California Evidence Code
  • Summaries of the current status of California law on each evidentiary issue
  • Recent significant cases
  • Quick California Evidence Update — a summary of Evidence Code amendments and significant California case law for easy reference
  • Authoritative commentary and pointers for applying the law of evidence in actual practice
  • Analyses of current trends and new developments
  • Comprehensive chart comparing the California Evidence Code to the Federal Rules of Evidence

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Table of Contents

California Evidence Code
Federal Rules of Evidence

DIVISION 1 PRELIMINARY PROVISIONS AND CONSTRUCTION

DIVISION 2 WORDS AND PHRASES DEFINED

DIVISION 3 GENERAL PROVISIONS

Chapter 1 Applicability of Code
Chapter 2 Province of Court and Jury
Chapter 3 Order of Proof
Chapter 4 Admitting and Excluding Evidence
Chapter 5 Weight of Evidence Generally

DIVISION 4 JUDICIAL NOTICE

DIVISION 5 BURDEN OF PROOF; BURDEN OF PRODUCING EVIDENCE; PRESUMPTIONS AND INFERENCES

Chapter 1 Burden of Proof
Chapter 2 Burden of Producing Evidence
Chapter 3 Presumptions and Inferences

DIVISION 6 WITNESSES
Chapter 1 Competency
Chapter 2 Oath and Confrontation
Chapter 3 Expert Witnesses
Chapter 4 Interpreters and Translators
Chapter 5 Method and Scope of Examination
Chapter 6 Credibility of Witnesses
Chapter 7 Hypnosis of Witnesses

DIVISION 7 OPINION TESTIMONY AND SCIENTIFIC EVIDENCE
Chapter 1 Expert and Other Opinion Testimony

DIVISION 8 PRIVILEGES
Chapter 1 Definitions
Chapter 2 Applicability of Division
Chapter 3 General Provisions Relating to Privileges
Chapter 4 Particular Privileges
Chapter 5 Immunity of Newsman from Citation for Contempt

DIVISION 9 EVIDENCE AFFECTED OR EXCLUDED BY EXTRINSIC POLICIES
Chapter 1 Evidence of Character, Habit, or Custom
Chapter 2 Mediation
Chapter 3 Evidence Affected or Excluded by Extrinsic Policies

DIVISION 10 HEARSAY EVIDENCE
Chapter 1 General Provisions
Chapter 2 Exceptions to the Hearsay Rule

DIVISION 11 WRITINGS
Chapter 1 Authentication and Proof of Writings
Chapter 2 Secondary Evidence of Writings
Chapter 3 Official Writings Affecting Property

Table of Cases