Raising Objections to Hearsay in Oral Testimony
Listening for Signals; Handling the Complexities of the Hearsay Rules: Deposition Skills, Defending
Recognizing objections to oral testimony (in a compartment different from documents and othe..
Raising Objections to Text Document Exhibits
Factors to Consider in Making Foundation Objections and Content Objections: Deposition Skills, Defending
Whether to seek a stipulation on objections and possible terms for such stipulations. Dec..
Raising Objections, Leading Questions
Deciding when to object to leading questions asked by an opponent during direct examination: Deposition Skills, Defending
Navigating the four situations in which the rules allow leading questions on di..
Raising Objections, Opinions by Lay Witnesses
Keeping testimony by lay witnesses within the confines of the rules: Deposition Skills, Defending
Recognize each opinion that is offered and quickly sort out the kinds of opinions that the rule..
The rules prohibit objections to legitimate questions or objections that coach the witness. Too-frequent objections to the form of the question may be found by a judge to be sanctionable obstruction. "Speaking objections" that do more than just name..
Raising Objections, Protecting a Claim of Attorney-Client Privilege
Protecting against disclosure of attorney-client privileged communications with instructions not to answer and guarding against inadvertent waiver by the witness: Deposition Ski..
Raising Objections, Speculation by the Witness
Spotting speculation and deciding when to object: Deposition Skills, Defending
When a lay witness gets beyond personal knowledge under Rule 602 or an expert witness is not within acceptable met..