California Evidence 2016 Courtroom Manual

This convenient softcover manual is designed specifically for California courtroom use.
Publisher: Matthew Bender
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2016 Edition
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ISBN: 9781522116387
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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
  • Featured Authors

    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