Time: 21:05 Corroborating the victim's story with exhibits:
Harris, who specializes in domestic violence law, provides an
easy-to-follow outline of steps in getting into evidence the key
exhibits found in most domesti..
Time: 12:44 Best uses of flip charts on direct examination:
Ideas for successful timelines, summarizing important testimony, and summarizing or comparing significant documentary exhibits. Suggestions about easel, sketch pad, and markers...
Time: 14:20 Best uses for flip charts on cross examination:
A flip chart can summarize testimony and record points from difficult
opposing witnesses as you use deposition transcripts to force the
witness to make concessions. Flip charts ..
Time: 17:15 Advantages of video for presenting witnesses by video even if they are available to attend the trial:
Video changes the pace of trial; makes the trial lawyer's task at trial easier. Methods for making video more useful and interes..
Time: 14:04 Following six procedural "dance steps“ in handling any exhibit at trial; and providing the four elements of foundation for any exhibit:
This video explains how to meet the procedural requirements and how to make sure you have testimo..
Time: 14:18 How to lay a foundation for the three general types of documents: text documents, numbers documents, and illustrative documents
Explanation of ways to authenticate these document exhibits using Rule 901(b)(1) (witness first-hand know..
Time: 24:44 How to decide whether to say “objection” when your opponent starts in on an exhibit at trial:
Careful preparation is key. Can I object? Should I object? Should I voir dire on the exhibit?..
Time: 14:25 Content objections are based on hearsay, original document requirements, policy or fairness, or surprise– the H-O-P-S objections:
These potential objections to the content of a document may remain after you have laid a proper foundat..