Criminal Evidence presents the basic concepts of criminal evidence and their real-world application to the criminal justice system. Updated with discussions of the latest court rulings affecting the rules of criminal evidence, this eighth edition offers practical guidance to criminal justice professionals or career-oriented criminal justice students. Special attention is given to helping students understand the rules of evidence, types of evidence, and admissibility of evidence at a criminal court hearing or trial.
CHAPTER 1: Introduction to the Law of Evidence and the Pretrial Process
CHAPTER 2: The Trial Process
CHAPTER 3: Evidence - Basic Concepts
CHAPTER 4: Witnesses - Competency and Privileged Communications
CHAPTER 5: Witnesses - Lay and Expert
CHAPTER 6: Credibility and Impeachment
CHAPTER 7: The Hearsay Rule
CHAPTER 8: Opposing Party’s Statements (Admissions) and Confessions
CHAPTER 9: The Exclusionary Rule - Search and Seizure
CHAPTER 10: Exclusionary Rule - Identification Procedures
CHAPTER 11: Circumstantial Evidence
CHAPTER 12: Documentary Evidence and the Right of Discovery
CHAPTER 13: Physical Evidence
CHAPTER 14: Photographic, Recorded, and Computer-Generated Evidence
CHAPTER 15: How to Testify Effectively
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