Time: 17:52 Areas of risk in overstepping ethical bounds:
Duties of the lawyer in preparing witnesses for deposition; distinguishing between preparation (which is appropriate) and coaching or influencing testimony (which is not)...
Time: 17:54 How to end the opening statement in an effective, persuasive and unobjectionable manner:
Coming back to your theme and theory in your ending; common phrases
that tip off the jury you are about to end; how to avoid objections in ..
Time: 21:40 Precautions for direct examination:
Limitations on interviewing current or former employees of an opposing party,. compensating fact witnesses for their time spent in preparing for or giving depositions; cautions about access to soci..
Time: 8:27 Opposing Witness: Impeach the Statement at Trial with an Omission in an Earlier Statement:
Use the three elements -- commitment, skepticism, and crediting the prior statement -- to take full advantage when the trial testimony goes fa..
Time: 17:23 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: 16:25 Special Considerations in Laying a Foundation for E-Mail Chains:
How to deal with e-mail chains in laying a foundation with a witness who is only one of the parties who created the chain; methods for authentication; meeting hearsay o..