Cited widely by courts and consulted regularly by thousands of attorneys across the nation, the Federal Rules of Evidence Manual provides the following for each Rule: the complete, current text; a current explanation by experts on federal evidence rules; comprehensive descriptions of salient cases; and the relevant legislative history. Supplements are issued twice each year, to ensure that the Manual remains up to date.
The Eleventh Edition introduces detailed analysis of recent amendments to Federal Rules of Evidence 801 and 803 concerning hearsay. It also provides up-to-date coverage of United States Supreme Court cases such as 2014's Warger v. Shauers (on Rule 606 and voir dire) and 2015's Ohio v. Clark (on Sixth Amendment's Confrontation Clause), as well as an expanded discussion on authentication of electronic evidence.
The Manual also includes reprints of the following articles: Case Law Divergence from the Federal Rules of Evidence, by Daniel J. Capra; and What Every Judge and Lawyer Needs to Know About Electronic Evidence: Authentication, by Gregory P. Joseph.
The eBook versions of this title feature links to Lexis Advance for further legal research options.
Table of Contents
An Introduction to Organization: How to Use the Book
An Introduction to the Federal Rules of Evidence: The Rules that Trial Lawyers (and Judges) Need to Know
Part One: Background of Codification Generally and the Federal Rules Specifically
Part Two: The Rules Themselves
Part Three: Rules Approved by Supreme Court But Rejected by Congress
Part Four: Case Law Divergence From the Federal Rules of Evidence; Internet and Email Evidence
Table of Cases
The Trial Book: Objections, Offers of Proof, Rulings on the Record, and Limiting Instructions