Sign in or create a free account to get FREE SHIPPING and DISCOUNTS

A Practical Guide to Federal Evidence: Objections, Responses, Rules, and Practical Commentary, Fifteenth Edition

  • Anthony J. Bocchino
  • David A. Sonenshein
  • Katharine Traylor Schaffzin
Series / NITA
Teaching Materials
Table of contents

Buy a new version of this textbook and receive access to the Connected eBook on Casebook Connect, including lifetime access to the online ebook with highlight, annotation, and search capabilities. Access also includes an outline tool and other helpful resources. Connected eBooks provide what you need most to be successful in your law school classes.

The Fifteenth Edition of A Practical Guide to Federal Evidence includes changes in the Federal Rules of Evidence through December 1, 2023. The modernized writing style makes the information easy to comprehend and put into practice. This book will help you think on your feet when you offer or oppose objections during pretrial and trial. Each section is laid out for easy reference and includes:
  • a definition of the topic;
  • the specific forms of objections and responses;
  • the controlling rule; and
  • commentary that gives experienced, real-world insights into typical issues you might confront.

This guide outlines the foundations needed to admit evidence—useful whether you are proffering or objecting. The Quick Reference Guide at the end of the book provides instant access to ninety common objections. The eBook links the objections in the Quick Reference Guide back to the full text, putting instant reference to the appropriate rule and commentary at your fingertips.

New to the Fifteenth Edition:
  • 2023 Amendments to Federal Rules of Evidence included in rules and text
  • Explanations of impact of changes to Rule 615 regarding excluding witnesses
  • Updated description of effect of changes to Rule 106 on correcting misimpressions
  • Discussion of changes to burden of proof in Rule 702

Professors and students will benefit from:
  • Explanations of the why of evidence issues
  • Brief, easily understood and digested descriptions of the evidence skills
  • Objections and responses provided for each common evidentiary issue
  • Excellent evidence book to use in a criminal law, evidence, torts, or other class
Read More
Professor Materials
Please sign in or register to view Professor Materials. These materials are only available for validated professor accounts. If you are registering for the first time, validation may take up to 2 business days.
Product Information
Fifteenth Edition
Publication date
Copyright Year
Connected eBook (Digital Only)
Select Format Show Hide
Select Format Hide
Are you a professor?