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A VTLA classic publication, Virginia Evidence of the Trial Lawyer has been completely revised to provide a useful guide and resource to practicing trial lawyers. Written by two leading attorneys in Virginia, this valuable resource offers practical guidance and authoritative commentary on the laws and rules that govern the collection and presentation of evidence in a trial. This publication carefully analyzes each topic within the context of relevant primary and secondary sources such as state and federal statutes, rules of evidence, and court rulings, and provides a comprehensive framework for understanding and interpreting the law of trial evidence in Virginia.

Topics covered in this revised edition include:

  • Objections 
  • Motions 
  • Relevancy 
  • Privileges 
  • Witnesses 
  • Experts 
  • Opinion Testimony 
  • Hearsay 
  • Authentication and Identifications
  • And much more!

Complete with an appendix containing the Federal Rules of Evidence, this new edition is convenient and portable. It is sure to be an essential resource for trial practice in Virginia.

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Chapter 1  General Provisions

Chapter 2  Judicial Notice

Chapter 3  Presumptions in Civil Proceedings

Chapter 4  Relevancy, Policy, and Character Trait Proof

Chapter 5  Privileges

Chapter 6  Witness Examination

Chapter 7  Opinions and Expert Testimony

Chapter 8  Hearsay

Chapter 9  Authentication

Chapter 10  Best Evidence

Chapter 11  Applicability

Chapter 12  Evidence Doctrine in Personal Injury Litigation

Chapter 13  Other Grounds of Exclusion

Federal Rules of Evidence
Table of Cases
Table of Statutes