Part of the John C. Klotter Justice Administration Legal Series, this revision presents the latest developments in the law of evidence that are of interest to criminal justice personnel. Highlights include: chapter outlines, lists of key terms and concepts for each chapter, a glossary, and new, up-to-date cases in Part II. This book clearly explains how legal concepts of evidence operate to convict the guilty and acquit the innocent. The text of judicial decisions related to the topics covered in the the text help the reader learn rule of law as well as the reasoning of the court that guides future court rulings. Student aids include chapter outline, key terms and concepts, a glossary, appendices related to the Federal Rules of Evidence and Uniform Rules of Evidence, and a table of cases.