A valuable text of first reference for any attorney whose clients are called to testify before grand juries, or in criminal or civil trials, Evidentiary Privileges, Fifth Edition, covers the evidentiary, constitutional and purported privileges that may be asserted at the grand jury and at trial. The author provides in-depth discussions on trial privileges and procedures including state and/or federal cases and relevant legislation. Evidentiary Privileges features the transcript of a mock grand jury session, providing cogent examples of how some of the mentioned privileges and objections have been invoked in real cases.
Lawrence N. Gray is the author of numerous publications on criminal law and trial. This latest edition of Evidentiary Privileges draws from the authors experience as a former special assistant attorney general and his many years of practice in the fields of criminal justice.
Contents at a Glance
The Power of the Grand Jury to Compel Testimony
The Attorney-Client Privilege
The Spousal Privilege
The Fourth Amendment as Applied to Grand Juries
Contempt and the Grand Jury
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