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Great things come in small packages. At just 4-by-6 inches, the Fourth Edition of this useful book by Jo Ann Harris and Michael Mushlin is packed with the rules of evidence, objections, and special statutes.

Use the thumb tabs to quickly locate the information you need. Each section provides the applicable New York case law and statutes (updated through 2012), an explanation giving the reason for the law, and the current understanding of it.

Includes a mini-CD-ROM with the entire book in PDF format, hyperlinked and bookmarked for ease of use.

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Table of Contents

CONTENTS


Preface


Ambiguous Questions


Argumentative Questions


Asked and Answered Questions


Assuming Facts Not in Evidence


Authentication of Documents


Authentication of Recorded Telephone Conversations and Voices


Best Evidence Rule (Original Document Rule)


Character Evidence

Generally

Accused in a Criminal Case

Victim in a Criminal Case

Other Acts, Crimes, or Wrongs

Prior Sexual Activity of Alleged Victim


Competence to Testify


Compound Questions


Compromise/Offers of Compromise


Cross-Examination

Generally

Scope


Exhibits

Demonstrative

Illustrative

Tangible Objects

Writings


Expert Opinions


Firsthand Knowledge


Guilty Pleas


Habit and Routine Practice


Hearsay

Generally

Attacking and Supporting the Credibility of a Hearsay Declarant

Confrontation

Hearsay Within Hearsay

Unavailability Requirement for Certain Hearsay Exceptions

Residual Exception


Hearsay Exceptions

Absence of Entry in Official Documents/Public Records

Declarations Against Interest

Dying Declarations

Declarations of Pedigree

Excited Utterance

Former Testimony

Learned Treatises

Market Reports, Commercial Publications, and Other Compilations

Official Documents/Public Records

Party Admissions

Previous Judgment of Conviction

Present Sense Impression

Prior Statements by Witness

Prompt Complaint by Crime Victim

Recorded Recollection

Records of Regularly Conducted Business Activity

Records of Vital Statistics

Reputation as to Character

Reputation Concerning Boundaries or General History

Reputation Concerning Personal or Family History

Res Gestae

Statements in Ancient Documents

Statements for Purposes of Medical Diagnosis or Treatment

Then Existing Mental or Emotional Condition


Impeachment

Bias, Prejudice, Interest, and Improper Motive

Memory

Perception

Prior Convictions Offered Against Witness Who is Not a Criminal Defendant

Prior Convictions Offered Against Criminal Defendants

Prior Inconsistent Statements

Specific Instances of Misconduct

Witnesses Called By Party

Witness's Reputation for Veracity


Insurance Against Liability


Judicial Notice


Lay Opinion Evidence


Leading Questions


Misquoting the Witness


Narratives


Nonresponsive Answers


Objections


Offers of Proof


Payment of Medical and Similar Expenses


Presumptions


Privileges


Refreshing Present Recollection


Relevance

Generally

Conditional Admissibility

Exclusion of Relevant Evidence on Grounds of Prejudice, Confusion, or Waste of Time

Limited Admissibility

Rule of Completeness


Subsequent Remedial Measures


October 14, 2010