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Criminal Law

A guide providing an introduction to Criminal Law, relevant texts and treatises, and potential issues.

Evidence

Courtroom Criminal Evidence, 5th Ed., Edward J. Imwinkelried et al.
LAW STACKS 1st floor  KF 9662 .C68 2016  [available on LexisNexis]
 
Criminal Evidentiary Foundations, Edward J. Imwinkelried, Daniel D. Blinka.
LAW STACKS 1st floor  KF 9660 .I49 2016  [available on LexisNexis]
CONTENTS: The competency of witnesses -- Authentication -- Rule 403 and legal relevance limitations on credibility evidence -- Bolstering witnesses before impeachment -- Impeachment of witnesses -- Legal relevance limitations on evidence that is relevant to the historical merits of the case -- Privileges and similar doctrines -- The best evidence rule -- Opinion evidence -- The hearsay rule, its exemptions, and its exceptions -- Substitutes for evidence -- Motions to suppress evidence -- General procedural considerations -- Confessions and admissions -- Searches and seizures -- Eyewitness identification -- The impeachment exception.
 
Wharton's Criminal Evidence, 15th ed., Barbara E. Bergman and Nancy Hollander.
LAW STACKS 1st floor  KF 9660 .W43 1997  [available on Westlaw: CRIMEVID]
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