Merritt and Simmons's Learning Evidence: From the Federal Rules to the Courtroom, 5th

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CasebookPlus Hardbound - New, hardbound print book includes lifetime digital access to an eBook, with the ability to highlight and take notes, and 12-month access to a digital Learning Library that includes self-assessment quizzes tied to this book, online videos, interactive trial simulations, leading study aids, an outline starter, and Gilbert Law Dictionary.
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As a part of our CasebookPlus offering, you'll receive a new print book along with lifetime digital access to the downloadable eBook. In addition, you'll receive 12-month online access to the Learning Library which includes quizzes tied specifically to your book, video lectures, “Evidence in Practice” interactive trial videos, an outline starter and three leading study aids in that subject and the Gilbert® Law Dictionary. The included study aids are Federal Rules of Evidence in a Nutshell, Acing Evidence and Exam Pro on Evidence, Objective. The redemption code will be shipped to you with the book.

Learning Evidence engages students by offering lucid explanations of each evidentiary rule and colorful courtroom examples that explore how each rule works in practice. The fifth edition has been fully updated to reflect the continued emergence of electronic media, heightened attention to issues of race and gender, and recent amendments to the Federal Rules of Evidence.

To deepen student learning, this edition comes with digital study aids, accessible at The study aids include hundreds of multiple choice, short answer, and essay questions; thirteen videos that review difficult subjects; and seven interactive simulations in which students take the role of a trial attorney or judge during a trial and then make or rule on objections in real time.