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  • Rule Amendments – Information and updates about amendments to the Federal Rules of Evidence and the amendment process

Evidence Resource Pages

  • Federal Jury Instructions – Highlighting the key role of jury instructions on evidence issues
  • Corporate Prosecution Principles – Providing a library of key materials concerning criminal and civil enforcement issues involving corporations and other business organizations
  • FRE 502 (Attorney-Client Privilege And Work-Product Doctrine) – Legislative and other background materials on FRE 502 (Attorney-Client Privilege And Work-Product Doctrine), which was enacted by Congress and became effective on September 19, 2008
  • Key Evidence Cases – Listing noteworthy United States Supreme Court cases involving the Federal Rules of Evidence or other questions of evidence
  • FRE Legislative History Overview – Providing a table summary of the legislative history for the Federal Rules of Evidence (FRE), from 1973 (when the uniform rules were first submitted to the Congress) to the present
  • Michigan v. Bryant – Providing background and key links on the pending Confrontation Clause before the U.S. Supreme Court (certiorari review was granted on March 1, 2010)
  • Bullcoming v. New Mexico – Providing background and key links on the pending Confrontation Clause before the U.S. Supreme Court (certiorari review was granted on September 28, 2010)
  • Melendez-Diaz v. Massachusetts – Providing background and key links on the significant Confrontation Clause case issued on June 25, 2009, holding that certificates of forensic analysis are “testimonial” and “the Sixth Amendment does not permit the prosecution to prove its case via ex parte out-of-court affidavits.” Melendez-Diaz v. Massachusetts, 557 U.S. __, 129 S. Ct. 2527, 2542 (2009)
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The Federal Evidence Review

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    • Evidence Case Docket – Sample of the quick reference survey or “snapshot” of the evidence cases covered in each issue of the Federal Evidence Review
    • Lead Story – Sample of monthly articles focusing on key evidence issues and developments in the federal courts
    • Practice Tip – Sample monthly feature highlighting alternative grounds for admitting evidence under a specific Federal Rule of Evidence
    • Circuit Splits – Sample of periodic feature highlighting current circuit divisions on evidence issues
    • Developing Consensus – Sample of period feature highlighting recent cases in which a consensus is developing among the circuits on an evidence issue
    • Open Issues – Sample of period feature highlighting cases in which a circuit has identified or resolved an evidence issue that was not settled
    • Other Significant Cases – Sample of period feature of articles on evidence matters not precisely covered by the Federal Rules of Evidence
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