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Is It Admissible?

Divides the universe of evidence into four categories — testimonial, documentary, real and demonstrative — providing extreme detail in a concise, organized manner. Instant access to cases, statutes and checklists help you lay solid foundations, make accurate objections, and effectively examine.
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Is It Admissible?

Are your objections ever overruled due to lack of specificity? Have you ever been too slow to object to inadmissible testimony? Do you waste valuable time poring through dense treatises just to see if a certain type of evidence is admissible? Do you struggle to find instant answers on evidence admissibility? Now there is help. Is It Admissible? by Ashley S. Lipson provides clear, concise, and supported answers to troublesome admissibility questions for virtually every type of evidence.

Designed for use on the eve of trial or at counsel's table, Is It Admissible? provides everything you need for speedy and specific courtroom action:

•   Direct "yes or no" admissibility answers for each type of evidence
•   Quick explanation of the rule
•   Pattern questions for laying foundations
•   Admission strategies for the proponent
•   Exclusion arguments for the opponent
•   Model objection language, with responses
•   Color-coded tabs for quick-reference
•   Detailed topical index and table of cases
•   Coverage of civil and criminal law
•   Strategies for admission and exclusion
•   And much more

The book is chock-full of novel arguments, proven strategies, and successful shortcuts.

Table of Contents

Argumentative Questions
Best Evidence Rule
Questions Calling for a Conclusion
Questions That Assume Unproven Facts
Hearsay Rule
Irrelevant or Immaterial Questions
Leading Questions
Multiple Questions
Repetitive Questions
Speculative Questions
Vague Questions
Basics of Documentary Evidence
Governmental Documents
Private Sector Business Records
Personal Documents
Published Writings
Legal Documents
Basics of Real Evidence
Physical Objects
On-Site Recordings
Basics of Demonstrative Evidence
Maps, Charts, Graphs and Diagrams
Photographs, Slides, Films and Videos
Finger, Foot and Palm Prints
Computer-Generated Materials
Live Demonstrations
Internal Pictures