Book Description: In its new Fourth Edition, Evidence for Paralegals continues to help students understand how evidentiary principals are applied in practical situations. Written from a real-life perspective allowing students to see beyond the walls of the classroom, the authors apply the material to actual practice at all judicial levels. This text owes its popularity to the following features: Focuses on the practical applications of the Federal Rules of Evidence and how the rules relate to paralegal practice; Covers a full range of topics, including gathering evidence, interviewing witnesses, and researching; Written from a real-life perspective, showing how actual practice works in local, state, and federal court; Pedagogy in text developed for paralegal students, and includes short case summaries, readable examples, marginal definitions of terms, marginal cross-references to the Rules of Evidence, review questions, and hypotheticals; Short, concise presentation is ideal for paralegal courses. Changes to the Fourth Edition include: Updated with changes to the Federal Rules of Evidence; New case studies added for student analysis; New hypotheticals and discussion questions have been added. This short, concise text focuses on the relationship between the Federal Rules of Evidence and the paralegal practice. The subject matter is clearly written and draws on true-to-life scenarios to illustrate its lessons. This combination of characteristics makes Evidence for Paralegals a successful and accessible text for paralegal students.