Written by Professor Susan L. Kay of Vanderbilt University Law School and Professor Glen Weissenberger of DePaul University College of Law, leading evidence scholars, Tennessee Evidence Courtroom Manual aids the practitioner and judge alike in understanding the operation and application of the rules of evidence that recur during the course of trials and hearings.
Tennessee Evidence Courtroom Manual includes many convenient features ideal for courtroom application, including:
Summary of relevant statutes and case law Concise, authoritative commentary and analysis Explanation of current trends and developments Illustrative examples Constitutional considerations Additional authority for expanding your research Text of applicable statutes Quick Reference Index
Judge Ryan has compiled these materials over the last twenty-four years of teaching law school and continuing legal and judicial education Evidence programs in the United States and internationally. Essential Evidence Outlines is unique in that it provides the Federal Rules of Evidence including current amendments through December 2011, signi?cant Evidence cases through October 2011, a topical index, and “ready to use” outlines for an entire Evidence or Advanced Evidence course. The text has been used in National Judicial College classes and is designed to be employed by members of the judiciary and practitioners to assist them as a guide in quickly ?nding answers to evidentiary issues that arise during trial. Law school professors at a number of law schools have used the text as a required text and to assist them in the preparation of their lectures and course materials. Law students have described previous editions as an “invaluable re-source” and have used the outlines of the Federal Rules of Evidence as a required or supplemental text in Evidence class or in preparation for the bar examination as a review of the essential elements of the Federal Rules of Evidence. Consequently, it is essential reading for members of the judiciary, academics, practitioners, and students who wish to have a better grasp of the substantive law of Evidence.
Features:Clear introduction to the fundamentals of civil litigation for paralegal students. Provides students with an in-depth analysis of a wide variety of civil cases, laying out the basic foundation of the American legal system, proceeding through the investigation and implementation of a civil case, and following the case through to appeal. Designed to help prepare students for the practical world of divorces, car wreck cases, and medical malpractice claims that they will see every day in civil practice. Each chapter presents students with examples of the important role that paralegals play in every stage of civil litigation, from client intake to bringing an appeal. Understandable writing style with strong pedagogy, resulting in a teachable and accessible text. Each chapter includes Practice Pointers, Search Suggestions, Tech Topics, and Legal Legwork boxes, along with case excerpts, forms, and ethics. Helpful pedagogy includes Chapter Objectives that focus learning and review, Boldfaced key terms and marginal definitions for convenient reference, Review questions at the end of each chapter, and references to web sites that facilitate legal research