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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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Table of Contents

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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