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Trial Evidence: The Rules of Evidence and of the Conduct of the Examination of Witnesses in Trials at Common Law and in Equity as Established in the United States, with the Reasons for Them; A Concise Manual Adapted for Use at the Trial Table by William Reynolds (Paperback / softback, 2016)
Excerpt from Trial Evidence: The Rules of Evidence and of the Conduct of the Examination of Witnesses in Trials at Common Law and in Equity as Established in the United States, With the Reasons for Them; A Concise Manual Adapted for Use at the Trial Table Should in such a case call for his authorities, that my book has been revised and added to, and is w offered to my brothers of the bar in its present form. It will, I think, upon examination, be apparent that there are t many of the questions of evidence likely to be raised unexpectedly in the course of a trial, for which there will t be found in this vol ume, if t a direct categorical answer, at. Least a well established rule bringing them within its terms, and clearly showing how they ought to be decided upon principle. One question liable to be raised in every case at the conclusion of the plaintiff's testi mony is, whether he has sustained the bur den imposed upon him by law to produce evi dence competent to prove every fact neces sary to make out a prime? Facie case in his favor - for if he has failed to do this, he may be nsuited on motion of the defendant. It is therefore important for the plaintiff's counsel to kw for a certainty at that time whether he has inadvertently omitted the proof of any fact required to be established by him, and equally important for the de fendant's counsel to kw whether every such fact has been established by competent. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art techlogy to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.