Highly accessible and engaging, Criminal Evidence provides comprehensive coverage of all evidentiary topics common in criminal proceedings. Hails devotes six chapters to constitutional issues essential to the collection and seizure of admissible evidence and legal interrogation. This popular text has been widely adopted throughout the country and is applicable to every state without sacrificing needed detail. This text makes frequent references to Federal Rules of Evidence when they commonly apply and cites codes from several states where appropriate. Where wide variation exists among the states, students are specifically urged to consult their local laws.