Weissenberger's Federal Evidence 2017 Courtroom Manual

Weissenberger's Federal Evidence Courtroom Manual is a convenient single-volume work covering the Federal Rules of Evidence. It contains up-to-date coverage of pertinent cases as well as practice tips.
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This is a convenient, easy-to-use single volume work that contains the full text of the Federal Rules of Evidence, and devotes a chapter to the discussion of each Rule. The chapters contain valuable practice pointers for the practitioner, as well as up-to-date coverage of cases discussing each Rule. In addition, the appendix presents the Advisory Committee Notes, allowing the user to understand the history and intent of the Committee as regards each Rule. The concise index of rules inside the front cover guides the reader to the appropriate Rule for each topic, while a thumb index on the back cover allows quick access to each section of the book. This is an invaluable desk reference as well as a convenient and portable guide to the Rules.

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Table of Contents

I: GENERAL PROVISIONS
101. Scope
102. Purpose and Construction
103. Rulings on Evidence
104. Preliminary Questions
105. Limited Admissibility
106. Remainder of or Related Writings or Recorded Statements

II: JUDICIAL NOTICE
201. Judicial Notice of Adjudicative Facts

III: PRESUMPTIONS IN CIVIL ACTIONS AND PROCEEDINGS
301. Presumptions in General in Civil Actions and Proceedings
302. Applicability of State Law in Civil Actions and Proceedings

IV: RELEVANCY AND ITS LIMITS
401. Definition of "Relevant Evidence"
402. Relevant Evidence Generally Admissible; Irrelevant Evidence Inadmissible
403. Exclusion of Relevant Evidence on Grounds of Prejudice, Confusion, or Waste of Time
404. Character Evidence Not Admissible to Prove Conduct; Exceptions; Other Crimes
405. Methods of Proving Character
406. Habit; Routine Practice
407. Subsequent Remedial Measures
408. Compromise and Offers to Compromise
409. Payment of Medical and Similar Expenses
410. Offer to Plead Guilty; Nolo Contendere; Withdrawn Pleas of Guilty
411. Liability Insurance
412. Sex Offense Cases; Relevance of Alleged Victim's Past Sexual Behavior or Alleged Sexual Predisposition
413. Evidence of Similar Crimes in Sexual Assault Cases
414. Evidence of Similar Crimes in Child Molestation Cases
415. Evidence of Similar Acts in Civil Cases Concerning Sexual Assault or Child Molestation

V: PRIVILEGES
501. General Rule

VI: WITNESSES
601. General Rule of Competency
602. Lack of Personal Knowledge
603. Oath or Affirmation
604. Interpreters
605. Competency of Judge as Witness
606. Competency of Juror as Witness
607. Who May Impeach
608. Evidence of Character and Conduct of Witness
609. Impeachment by Evidence of Conviction of Crime
610. Religious Beliefs or Opinions 611. Mode and Order of Interrogation and Presentation
612. Writing Used to Refresh Memory
613. Prior Statements of Witnesses
614. Calling and Interrogation of Witnesses by Court
615. Exclusion of Witnesses

VII: OPINIONS AND EXPERT TESTIMONY
701. Opinion Testimony by Lay Witnesses
702. Testimony by Experts
703. Bases of Opinion Testimony by Experts
704. Opinion on Ultimate Issue
705. Disclosure of Facts or Data Underlying Expert Opinion
706. Court Appointed Experts

VIII: HEARSAY
801. Definitions
802. Hearsay Rule
803. Hearsay Exceptions; Availability of Declarant Immaterial
804. Hearsay Exceptions; Declarant Unavailable
805. Hearsay Within Hearsay
806. Attacking and Supporting Credibility of Declarant
807. Residual Exception


IX: AUTHENTICATION AND IDENTIFICATION
901. Requirement of Authentication or Identification
902. Self-Authentication
903. Subscribing Witness' Testimony Unnecessary

X: CONTENTS OF WRITINGS, RECORDINGS, AND PHOTOGRAPHS
1001. Definitions
1002. Requirement of Original
1003. Admissibility of Duplicates
1004. Admissibility of Other Evidence of Contents
1005. Public Records
1006. Summaries
1007. Testimony or Written Admission of Party
1008. Functions of Court and Jury

XI: MISCELLANEOUS RULES
1101. Applicability of Rules
1102. Amendments
1103. Title

APPENDIX
Advisory Committee Notes to the Federal Rules of Evidence