Accession Number:

ADA210183

Title:

Naval Justice School Evidence Study Guide. Revision

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

NAVAL JUSTICE SCHOOL NEWPORT RI

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1989-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

592.0

Abstract:

This study guide is a primary resource in the Naval Justice School course in military evidence. The purpose of the course is to enable military attorneys to provide professionally competent legal services in matters involving substantive and procedural evidentiary matters. Specifically, at the end of the course, the military attorney will be able to develop correct legal analyses and solutions to evidence problems. This process involves two basic legal skills which will be developed in the course 1 accurate identification of the issues in a given factual situation and 2 correct application of principles of military rules of evidence. This study is also intended to be a convenient reference for use by Navy and Marine Corps judge advocates. While this study guide does not discuss all possible evidentiary issues, it provides detailed discussion of the fundamental concepts of military evidentiary law and projects probable developments of evidentiary law in currently unresolved areas. Contents Introduction to the Law of Evidence Discovery The Military Rules of Evidence Substitutes for Evidence Relevancy Privileges Witnesses Hearsay Documentary Evidence Physical Evidence Presentencing Admissions, Confessions, and the Right Against Self-Incrimination Search and Seizure Confrontation, Compulsory Process, Eyewitness Identification, and Immunity Opening Statements and Arguments.

Subject Categories:

  • Sociology and Law

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE