Book Description: Demonstrates the interplay and interdependence of the Federal Rules of Evidence to reveal more of their character as an integrated code of evidence. There are, for serious students and practitioners, frequent citations to authorities. The entire text has been carefully reviewed, resulting in both substantive and editorial revisions. Subjects that are brought up-to-date include admission of scientific and probabilistic evidence, rape shield and related statutes, hearsay, and constitutional evidence doctrine. Use as a supplement to an evidence course, as a principal course book, or as a basic text assigned prior to the study of advanced evidence of trial advocacy.