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

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Author / Creator:Imwinkelried, Edward J., author.
Edition:Fourth edition.
Imprint:New York : Wolters Kluwer, [2022]
©2022
Description:2 volumes : illustrations ; 26 cm
Language:English
Subject:Evidence (Law) -- United States.
Confidential communications -- United States.
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/12672582
Related Items:Revision of: The new Wigmore : a treatise on evidence : evidentiary privileges.
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Varying Form of Title:New Wigmore: evidentiary privileges
Evidentiary privileges
Other authors / contributors:Friedman, Richard D., 1951- editor.
Wigmore, John Henry, 1863-1943.
ISBN:9781543851670
1543851673
Notes:Includes table of cases (pages 2503-2650) and tables of rules (pages 2651-2666).
Includes bibliographical references (pages 2667-2725) and index.
Kept up-to-date by supplements.
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 communications privileges : 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 priviliges
  • 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
  • Conclusion.
  • Appendix A : The proposed privilege provisions that Congress refused to enact
  • Appendix B : The privilege provisions of the Uniform Rules of Evidence Act (1999)
  • Appendix C : The privilege provisions of the Model Code of Evidence (1942)
  • Appendix D : A state-by-state survey of the principal privilege statutes and court rules
  • Appendix E : The proposed Attorney-Client Protection Act of 2007
  • Appendix F : Proposed Federal Rule of Evincence 502
  • Appendix G : A checklist for defeating privialege objections.