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Problems and Materials in Evidence and Trial Advocacy: Volume I / Cases, Seventh Edition

Authors
  • Robert P. Burns
  • Steven Lubet
  • Richard E. Moberly
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Teaching Materials
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Description

Volume One of Problems and Materials in Evidence and Trial Advocacy contains two fictional case files, containing material similar to that trial lawyers may have as they approach trial. The first file is a murder case, where the issue is the identity of the killer and the defendant is the estranged husband of the victim. The second file is a civil action for defamation brought by a former employee against her very wealthy employer. Both cases present engaging fact patterns as they introduce lawyers to the rigors of evidence rules. Both raise realistic and challenging issues in the law of evidence and allow for a critical assessment of that law. The cases are designed to raise realistic and challenging issues in trial theory and practice and in the law of evidence. The book is designed to be used with Volume II of Problems and Materials, which contains over three hundred problems in evidence and over sixty exercises in trial advocacy based on the files. 

New to the Seventh Edition:

  • MacIntyre case file updated to reflect modern working situation
  • Text message evidence
  • Web page evidence
  • Updated problems that address these newer forms of evidence

Professors and students will benefit from:

  • The inclusion of both a criminal and a civil case file, providing opportunities for students to work as prosecutors, defense counsel, and plaintiff’s counsel
  • Engaging fact patterns and evidentiary items
  • More than 300 problems that guide students through multiple evidence scenarios

 

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Product Information
Edition
Seventh Edition
Publication date
2023-04-10
Copyright Year
2023
Pages
256
Paperback
9781601569783
Subject
Evidence , Trial Practice
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