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Texas procedure and evidence rules, case law needed throughout trial, in an easy-to-use format.

The procedure and evidence rules and case law needed throughout trial in an easy-to-use format!

Texas Trial Procedure and Evidence is a single indispensable resource for trial lawyers in Texas state civil court. Since trials invariably involve issues of both procedure and evidence, this manual provides:

  • Quick-reference guide to Texas evidentiary predicates
  • Predicates for the admission of exhibits
  • Wording and authority for key objections
  • Forms for the various motions and requests that arise during trial

Texas Trial Procedure and Evidence addresses the common issues that arise throughout the various phases of trial, starting with final pretrial hearings, progressing through jury selection, opening statements, direct examinations, cross examinations, the court charge conference, closing arguments, deliberations, verdict, post-trial motions, judgment and post-judgment motions in the trial court. The special rules governing bench trials, expedited trials and justice court trials are covered.

  • Relevance issues, including unfair prejudice, and character and habit evidence
  • Quick-reference guide to Texas evidentiary trial objections
  • Quick-reference guide to Texas trial motions and requests
  • Texas Rules of Civil Procedure
  • Texas Rules of Evidence

Evidence coverage includes:

  • Privileges
  • Witness competency and witness credibility issues
  • Opinion testimony, including expert relevance and reliability issues and lay opinion testimony
  • Hearsay, hearsay exclusions, and hearsay exceptions
  • Authentication and offer of documentary evidence
  • Best evidence rule
  • Judicial notice of law and of fact
Additional Information
Division Name Texas Lawyer
Volumes 1
Product Types Books
Brand Texas Lawyer
Publication Date August 31, 2019
Jurisdiction Texas
ISBN 978-1-62881-653-2
Page Count 0
Edition 2020
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Jeremy Counseller

Jeremy Counseller is a Professor of Law at Baylor University School of Law, where he teaches Texas and federal procedure and evidence.  He previously served as a law clerk to the Honorable Reynaldo G. Garza of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and as an associate in the trial section of Bracewell & Patterson, LLP (now Bracewell& Giuliani, LLP).

Jim Wren

Jim Wren has more than 30 years of trial experience and has joined Baylor Law School’s  full-time teaching faculty. He is boardcertified in Civil Trial Law and in Personal Injury Trial Law (by the TexasBoard of Legal Specialization), and in Civil Trial Advocacy and Civil PretrialPractice (by the National Board of Trial Advocacy).

He has served as President of the National Board of Trial Advocacy (2009-2011), which is the ABA-accredited national certifying board for civil trial, criminal trial, and other legal specializations, and he is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocacy.  He is licensed for federal practice in the Western, Northern, Eastern and Southern Districts of Texas, and in the U.S.Court of Federal Claims. He continues to represent clients in in various other courts around the nation by special admission.

Professor Wren graduated with a J.D. cum laude from Baylor Law School in 1980. He added an M.A. in International Relations from the University of Kent at Canterbury in 1982. Prior to joining the Baylor Law School faculty, he served for many years as an adjunct professor teaching the Management of Complex Litigation course to third-year students. Jim currently serves as a tenured professor of law at Baylor teaching Practice Court, the civil procedure and advocacy program required for all third-year Baylor Law students. He was named as a Baylor University Outstanding Professor in 2012.

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