Evidence Law



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Texas Tech Law Review


During the period of this survey, July 2011 to June 2012, attorneys adapted to new developments in federal civil procedure law. First, on December 1, 2011, amendments to the Federal Rules of Evidence became effective. These amendments were implemented as part of the restyling project that has affected other sets of rules. Second, the Fifth Circuit issued opinions on a number of significant evidence-related issues, including sufficiency of evidence, hearsay, Miranda, the admission of evidence of other acts under Rule 404, and expert testimony.



Amendments to the Federal Rules of Evidence, Significant Firth Circuit opinions on evidence matters, Sufficiency of evidence, Hearsay, Miranda and Rule 404, Experts, Miranda v. Arizona


Richard A. Howell and Mallory A. Beck, Evidence Law, 45 Tex. Tech L. Rev. 793 (2012-2013)