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)...
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..