Criminal Evidence

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  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2005-07-11
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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This practical text for students in career-oriented law enforcement programs has been thoroughly updated and carefully revised for improved clarity and comprehension. Relevant court decisions are discussed to the extent necessary to illustrate the rules explained.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to the Law of Evidence and Pre-Trail Process

2. The Trial Process

3. Evidence - Basic Concepts

4. Witnesses - Competence and Privileged Communications

5. Witnesses - Lay and Expert

6. Credibility and Impeachment

7. The Hearsay Rule

8. Admissions and Confessions

9. The Exclusionary Rule - Search and Seizure

10. Exclusionary Rule - Identification Procedures

11. Circumstantial Evidence

12. Documentary Evidence and Right of Discovery

13. Physical Evidence

14. Photographic, Recorded, and Computer-Generated Evidence

15. How to Testify Effectively


Case Index

Subject Index

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