This multi-volume treatise is a complete, in-depth overview of the subject of evidence, based on review of thousands of federal cases construing and applying the Federal Rules of Evidence. It addresses rulings on evidence, preliminary questions, limited admissibility, and judicial notice. Presumptions in civil and criminal actions and proceedings, relevancy and its limits, privileges, witnesses, and expert testimony are also addressed. Appendices in volume 5 provide the Federal Rules of Evidence and a legislative and committee history of the rules. Updated in print format by pocket parts; updated electronically annually.