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- ISBN: 9780199783243 | 0199783241
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 1/17/2012
Now in its second edition,Criminal Evidence: An Introductionprovides comprehensive and applied coverage of the rules of evidence, along with numerous case excerpts that clearly illustrate those rules. Using engaging, straightforward language, authors John L. Worrall, Craig Hemmens, and Lisa Nored offer an invaluable and innovative resource for both students and instructors. Concentrating on the Federal Rules of Evidence, this distinctive text presents in-depth yet concise coverage of evidentiary law in thirteen succinct chapters. To draw students into this complex subject, the authors explain criminal evidence through a unique blend of text and case excerpts; throughout, these excerpts illuminate the rules in useful, fascinating, and often unusual examples. New to this Edition * Includes hypothetical "Case Decision" exercises * Revised and updated with the latest scholarship and research * A new chapter on wrongful convictions * Places more emphasis on the role of evidence * Completely updated with important cases and developments in evidence law * Incorporates excerpts from the Federal Rules of Evidence * Helpful pedagogical resources and study aids--discussion questions, lists of relevant websites, and a glossary of key terms