2014 • $226.00 • 1100 pp • casebound • Looseleaf $181.00Teacher's Manual available
This unique casebook adopts a modern, comprehensive approach to the study of evidence issues that arise in the context of criminal trial litigation. It covers evidentiary issues associated with the admission of forensic evidence, including expert testimony, as well as traditional evidence issues, such as evidence of prior bad acts offered for purposes other than to prove propensity, and evidence of a rape victim's prior sexual behavior. The materials are presented in two parts that allow for a Criminal Evidence course focused solely on forensic science, solely on traditional criminal evidentiary issues, or a combination of both topics.
The Fourth Edition represents a major revision of the casebook. Virtually every chapter has been updated with new and more recent cases and materials. A total of twenty-six new cases have been added to the fourth edition, followed by comprehensive notes and questions. Some of the main updates:
This book also is available in a three-hole punched, alternative loose-leaf version printed on 8.5 x 11 inch paper with wider margins and with the same pagination as the hardbound book.
If you are a professor teaching in this field you may request a complimentary copy.