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GPSolo May/June 2024: The Changing Face of Evidence

Ready Resources in the Changing Face of Evidence


  • Check out these ABA books and web resources in the changing face of evidence.
Ready Resources in the Changing Face of Evidence
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Searching for additional resources in the changing face of evidence? Take a look at the ABA publications below, and check out the helpful links to website resources hosted by the GPSolo Division and the ABA. To order any of the products listed below, call the ABA Service Center at 800/285-2221 or visit our website at

The Burden of Proof: Preparing a Case from Intake Through Verdict and on Appeal

By Philip M. Halpern (ABA Solo, Small Firm and General Practice Division; 2020; 5150518; $89.95; member price $67.46)

This book provides valuable trial insights and structure for attorneys by analyzing the burdens of proof, production, and persuasion as applied to the entire civil litigation process. It will prepare the reader for the most efficient and effective approach to litigation by framing the burdens of proof associated with common law and statutory causes of action as well as the burdens applicable to discovery, dispositive motions, trial preparation, and appeals.

Discovery Across the Globe: Obtaining Evidence Abroad to Support U.S. Proceedings

Edited by Brett Harrison, Gavin Foggo, and Jorge Mestre (ABA Section of Litigation; 2020; 5310470; $149.95; member price $119.96)

This book considers the procedures for obtaining foreign and international evidence in order to resolve domestic cases.

Electronic Evidence for Family Law Attorneys

By Timothy J. Conlon and Aaron Hughes (ABA Section of Family Law; 2017; 5130216; $79.95; member price $64.95)

This book is designed to provide practitioners with an understanding of the complexities of evidence as well as how to integrate that into your family law practice.

The New Science of Trial Advocacy: The Waiter Pivot

By John Jerry Glas (ABA Solo, Small Firm and General Practice Division; 2023; 5150532; $89.95; member price $71.95)

“The Waiter Pivot” is an alternative approach to trial advocacy that embraces a paradigm shift in jury psychology and teaches attorneys how to surprise, disarm, and persuade modern jurors. In essence, the smart lawyer’s attitude is, “Hello, I’ll be one of your waiters for the trial. May I start you off with a helpful graphic?”

The Rights of the Accused under the Sixth Amendment: Trials, Presentation of Evidence, and Confrontation, Third Edition

By Paul Marcus, David K. Duncan, Tommy Miller, and Joelle Anne Moreno (ABA Criminal Justice Section; 2021; 5090174; $129.95; member price $103.96)

This book examines the wide range of criminal justice topics that fall within the scope of the Sixth Amendment. It offers fascinating historical perspective, modern interpretations, and insight on this critical component of the U.S. Constitution.

Spoliation of Evidence: Sanctions and Remedies for Destruction of Evidence in Civil Litigation, Third Edition

By Margaret M. Koesel and Tracey L. Turnbull. Edited by Daniel F. Gourash (ABA Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section; 2013; 5190497; $189.95; member price $149.95)

This book serves as a guide for the litigation practitioner faced with the loss of evidence in a civil suit in a state or federal court.

Trial: A Guide from Start to Finish—Perspectives from Opposing Counsel

By Mikal C. Watts and Sawnie A. McEntire (ABA Solo, Small Firm and General Practice Division; 2020; 5150521; $99.95; member price $79.96)

This book takes readers through each stage of a jury trial, starting with the filing of a lawsuit long before a trial begins and ending in the motion practice that concludes long after the jury’s verdict.

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