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Trial Handbook for Arkansas Lawyers, 4th is a practical, state-specific trial guide designed to be kept at your fingertips, in the office, or in trial. Expanded to 113 chapters on the law and practice of trial preparation, trial, and evidence, youll find clear, concise treatment of procedural and substantive aspects of trial, plus fast access to the basic principles of Arkansas trial law and the proper application of those principles with the purpose of making your case and preserving the record. Experienced criminal defense attorney John Wesley Hall analyzes up-to-date Arkansas caselaw, rules, and statutes and discusses topics such as: Making and preserving the record (Chapter 5 and throughout) Theory and theme and preparation (Chapter 8) Interplay of A.R.E. 401 to 404 (Chapters 25, 26, 42, 44) Objections to evidence and questions (Chapters 31 and 32) Production of witnesses and evidence (Chapter 33) Law and practice of cross-examination (Chapter 38) Privileges (Chapters 46 to 49) Chain of custody and authentication of electronic evidence (Chapters 59 to 63) Opinion evidence (Chapters 66 to 70) Hearsay (Chapters 76 to 85) Confrontation of witnesses, civil and criminal (Chapter 82) Conduct of the prosecution and defense (Chapters 88 and 90) Brady doctrine (Chapter 89) Jury instructions and making the record (Chapters 100 to 102)