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Law and Evidence: A Primer for Criminal Justice, Criminology, Law and Legal Studies, Second Edition

Author(s): Charles P. Nemeth, JD, PhD, LLM, Chair of Legal Studies, Director of the Institute for Law and Public Policy, California University of Pennsylvania
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  • ISBN-13: 9780763766610
  • Paperback    340 pages      © 2011
Price: $169.95 US List
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Law and Evidence: A Primer for Criminal Justice, Criminology, Law and Legal Studies, Second Edition introduces the complex topics of evidence law in a straightforward and accessible manner. The use and function of criminal evidence and civil evidence in cases is examined to offer a complete understanding of how evidence principles play out in the real world of litigation and advocacy. This revised Second Edition includes new sections on Rules and Case Law Analysis, Forensic Cases, and Evidentiary Software Programs.

Key Features:

  • Every chapter contains new legal authority which applies to traditional legal principles relevant to evidence law
  • Offers full coverage of evidentiary codes and statutes
  • Filled with practical forms, checklists, and additional tools for future practitioners

Applicable Courses

Suitable for undergraduate and graduate courses in Criminal Justice, Legal Studies, and Pre-Law programs.

Chapter  1  Overview of Evidence
Chapter  2  Real Evidence
Chapter  3  Demonstrative Evidence
Chapter  4  Documentary Evidence
Chapter  5  Lay Witnesses
Chapter  6  Expert Evidence
Chapter  7  Admissions and Stipulations
Chapter  8  Motion Practice and Evidence
Chapter  9  Trial Evidence

Charles P. Nemeth, JD, PhD, LLM-Chair of Legal Studies, Director of the Institute for Law and Public Policy, California University of Pennsylvania

Dr. Charles P. Nemeth is the Chair of Legal Studies, and Director of the Institute for Law and Public Policy at the California University of Pennsylvania. 

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ISBN-13: 9780763766610

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