Weissenberger's Ohio Evidence Library

Cited more than any other source of evidence law by Ohio courts, the Ohio Evidence Library provides both a comprehensive, authoritative treatise analyzing the intricacies of Ohio evidence law and a handy, portable evidence reference manual for use in court.
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Cited more than any other source of evidence law by Ohio courts, the Ohio Evidence Library provides both a comprehensive, authoritative treatise analyzing the intricacies of Ohio evidence law and a handy, portable evidence reference manual for use in court.


Supported by footnote authority, it analyzes evidentiary issues in conjunction with current case law. Revised annually, it is cited as the law of evidence by more Ohio courts than any other Ohio evidence treatise.

Ohio Evidence Courtroom Manual
Designed for courtroom use, the manual provides practitioners with on-point answers and practical guidance to the many questions arising under the Rules of Evidence. Includes illustrations of witness examination, special constitutional considerations sections, and new developments sections.

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Table of contents

Content follows the Ohio Rules of Evidence

I: General Provisions

Chapter 101. Scope of Rules: Applicability; Privileges; Exceptions
Chapter 102. Purpose and Construction
Chapter 103. Rulings on Evidence
Chapter 104. Preliminary Questions
Chapter 105. Limited Admissibility
Chapter 106. Remainder of or Related Writings or Recorded Statements

II: Judicial Notice

Chapter 201. Judicial Notice of Adjudicative Facts

III: Presumptions

Chapter 301. Presumptions in General in Civil Actions and Proceedings

IV: Relevancy and its Limits

Chapter 401. Definition of "Relevant Evidence"
Chapter 402. Relevant Evidence Generally Admissible; Irrelevant Evidence Inadmissible
Chapter 403. Exclusion of Relevant Evidence on Grounds of Prejudice, Confusion, or Undue Delay
Chapter 404. Character Evidence Not Admissible to Prove Conduct; Exceptions; Other Crimes
Chapter 405. Methods of Proving Character
Chapter 406. Habit; Routine Practice
Chapter 407. Subsequent Remedial Measures
Chapter 408. Compromise and Offers to Compromise
Chapter 409. Payment of Medical and Similar Expenses
Chapter 410. Inadmissibility of Pleas, Offers of Pleas, and Related Statements
Chapter 411. Liability Insurance

V: Privileges

Chapter 501. Privileges

VI: Witnesses

Chapter 601. General Rule of Competency
Chapter 602. Lack of Personal Knowledge
Chapter 603. Oath or Affirmation
Chapter 604. Interpreters
Chapter 605. Competency of Judge as Witness
Chapter 606. Competency of Juror as Witness
Chapter 607. Impeachment
Chapter 608. Evidence of Character and Conduct of Witness
Chapter 609. Impeachment by Evidence of Conviction of Crime
Chapter 610. Religious Beliefs or Opinions
Chapter 611. Mode and Order of Interrogation and Presentation
Chapter 612. Writing Used to Refresh Memory
Chapter 613. Impeachment by Self-Contradiction
Chapter 614. Calling and Interrogation of Witnesses by Court
Chapter 615. Exclusion of Witnesses
Chapter 616. Methods of Impeachment

VII: Opinions and Expert Testimony

Chapter 701. Opinion Testimony by Lay Witnesses
Chapter 702. Testimony by Experts
Chapter 703. Bases of Opinion Testimony by Experts
Chapter 704. Opinion on Ultimate Issue
Chapter 705. Disclosure of Facts or Data Underlying Expert Opinion
Chapter 706. Learned Treatises for Impeachment

VIII: Hearsay

Chapter 801. Definitions
Chapter 802. Hearsay Rule
Chapter 803. Hearsay Exceptions; Availability of Declarant immaterial
Chapter 804. Hearsay Exceptions; Declarant Unavailable
Chapter 805. Hearsay Within Hearsay
Chapter 806. Attacking and Supporting Credibility of Declarant
Chapter 807. Hearsay Exceptions; Child Statements in Abuse Cases

IX: Authentication and Identification

Chapter 901. Requirement of Authentication or Identification
Chapter 902. Self-Authentication
Chapter 903. Subscribing Witness' Testimony Unnecessary

X: Contents of Writings, Recordings and Photographs

Chapter 1001. Definitions
Chapter 1002. Requirement of Original
Chapter 1003. Admissibility of Duplicates
Chapter 1004. Admissibility of Other Evidence of Contents
Chapter 1005. Public Records
Chapter 1006. Summaries
Chapter 1007. Testimony or Written Admission of a Party
Chapter 1008. Functions of Court and Jury

XI: Miscellaneous Rules

Chapter 1102. Effective Date
Chapter 1103. Title