The new Wigmore : a treatise on evidence : evidentiary privileges /

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Edition:Third edition.
Imprint:New York : Wolters Kluwer, [2017]
Description:2 volumes ; 26 cm
Subject:Evidence (Law) -- United States.
Confidential communications -- United States.
Confidential communications.
Evidence (Law)
United States.
Format: Print Book
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Varying Form of Title:Evidentiary privileges
Other authors / contributors:Wigmore, John Henry, 1863-1943.
Imwinkelried, Edward J., editor.
Friedman, Richard D., 1951- editor.
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of Contents:
  • volume 1: In general
  • History of the early common law of privileges
  • The history of modern common-law privilege doctrine : the dominance of the instrumental rationale
  • Dawn of the statutory era of privilege doctrine
  • An evaluation of the instrumental and humanistic rationales for privilege doctrine
  • Absolute communications privileges : whether a particular relationship warrants such a privilege
  • Absolute communications privileges : elements of the Prima Facie case, elements other than privileged information
  • Absolute communciations privileges : the elements of the Prima Facie case, the definition of privileged information
  • volume 2: Absolute communications privileges : methods of defeating a Prima Facie case, proof of a waiver
  • Absolute communications privileges : methods of defeating a Prima Facie case, proof of a special exception
  • Conditional communications privileges
  • Absolute topical privilege for military and state secrets
  • Conditional topical privileges
  • Fundamental legisprudential issues in contemporary privilege law
  • Impact of constitutional law
  • Impact of legal globalization.
  • [Vol. 1.] Chapters 1-6B
  • [Vol. 2.] Chapters 6C-13.