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Texas Rules of Evidence with Objections

Small enough to carry to the courtroom or classroom, this handy 4-by-6 inch guide lists objections alphabetically, follows each objection with accurate responses and has thumb tabs for quick reference.
Publisher: NITA
Print Book :1 Volume, Spiral Bound, 420 pages
4th Edition
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ISBN: 9781601567390
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Small enough to carry to the courtroom or classroom, this handy 4-by-6 inch guide:

  • List objections alphabetically, with thumb tabs for quick reference
  • Follows each objection with accurate responses
  • Cross-references the relevant Texas rules
  • Offers practice tips crucial to understanding each objection
  • Reproduces the entire Texas Rules of Civil Evidence

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Table of Contents


Ambiguous Questions

Argumentative Questions

Asked and Answered/Cumulative

Assuming Facts Not in Evidence

Authentication of Telephone Conversations and Voices

Authentication of Writings

Authentication at Trial

Best Evidence Rule

Character Evidence: The Alleged Victim of Assaultive Conduct

Character Evidence: Character of the Accused Party

Character Evidence: Other Wrongs or Acts

Character Evidence: Propensity Rule; Character as an Element of a Claim or Defense

Collateral Source Rule

Competence to Testify: Generally

Competence: Dead Man’s Rule

Competence: Firsthand Knowledge

Competence: Juror Testimony

Compound (Multifarious) Questions

Compromise and Offers of Compromise

Cross Examination: Generally

Digital Evidence: Concerns Unique to the Digital Nature of Certain Evidence; Authentication of Digital Evidence Generally

Exhibits: Demonstrative

Exhibits: Real Evidence

Exhibits: Writings Generally

Expert Opinion

Form Objection: Generally

Guilty Pleas, Offers of Pleas, and Related Statements

Habit and Routine Practice

Hearsay: Generally

Hearsay: Admissions of a Party Opponent

Hearsay: Attacking and Supporting the Credibility of a Declarant

Hearsay: Depositions

Hearsay Within Hearsay

Hearsay: Nonhearsay Prior Statements of Witnesses

Hearsay Exception: Absence of Entry in Business Records

Hearsay Exception: Absence of Public Record or Entry

Hearsay Exception: Excited Utterance

Hearsay Exception: Family Records

Hearsay Exception: Former Testimony

Hearsay Exception: Judgment as to Personal, Family, or General History, or Boundaries

Hearsay Exception: Judgment of Previous Conviction

Hearsay Exception: Learned Treatises

Hearsay Exception: Market Reports and Commercial Publications

Hearsay Exception: Marriage, Baptismal, and Similar Certificates

Hearsay Exception: Present Sense Impression

Hearsay Exception: Public Records and Reports

Hearsay Exception: Recorded Recollection

Hearsay Exception: Records of Documents Affecting an Interest in Property

Hearsay Exception: Records of Regularly Conducted Activity; Business Records

Hearsay Exception: Records of Religious Organizations

Hearsay Exception: Records of Vital Statistics

Hearsay Exception: Reputation as to Character

Hearsay Exception: Reputation Concerning Boundaries or General History

Hearsay Exception: Reputation Concerning Personal or Family History

Hearsay Exception: Requirement of Unavailability

Hearsay Exception: State of Mind

Hearsay Exception: Statement Against Interest

Hearsay Exception: Statement of Personal or Family History

Hearsay Exception: Statement Under Belief of Impending Death

Hearsay Exception: Statements for Purposes of Medical Diagnosis or Treatment

Hearsay Exception: Statements in Ancient Documents

Hearsay Exception: Statements in Documents Affecting an Interest in Property

Hearsay Exception: Then-Existing Physical Condition

Impeachment: Generally

Impeachment by Bias, Interest, and

Improper Motive

Impeachment by Character Evidence: Convictions and Specific Instances of Conduct

Impeachment by Character Evidence: Opinion and Reputation

Impeachment by Contradiction

Impeachment of Perception or Memory

Impeachment by Prior Inconsistent Statements

Insurance Against Liability

Judicial Notice

Lay Opinion Evidence

Leading Questions

Misstating the Testimony


Nonresponsive Answers

Objections Generally

Offers of Proof

Payment of Medical and Similar Expenses

Privilege: Clergyman‒Penitent Communication

Privilege: Comment on Claim of Privilege

Privilege: Compelled Disclosure

Privilege: Husband‒Wife Communication

Privilege: Identity of Informer

Privilege: Lawyer‒Client Communication

Privilege: Mental Health Information Communication

Privilege: Offensive Use Waiver

Privilege: Physician‒Patient Communication

Privilege: Political Vote

Privilege: Recognized Only as Provided

Privilege: Required Reports

Privilege: Trade Secrets

Privilege: Voluntary Disclosure

Refreshing Present Recollection

Relevance: Generally

Relevance: Conditional Admissibility

Relevance: Exclusion of Relevant Evidence on Special Grounds

Relevance: Limited Admissibility

Relevance: Rule of Optional Completeness

Repetitious Questions

Subsequent Remedial Measures

Appendix A: Texas Rules of Evidence (Effective June 14, 2016)