THE ANATOMY OF A LAWSUIT: PART 2
- PRESENTING DEPOSITIONS: How to make transcripts and videos come alive. McElhaney, James W. // ABA Journal;Jul88, Vol. 74 Issue 7, p84
Discusses ways to present depositions in courts. Role of deposition practice in litigation; Preparation of the witness; Use of exhibits and professionals.
- Should American Courts Listen to What Foreign Courts Hear?: The Confrontation and Hearsay Problems of Prior Testimony Taken Abroad in Criminal Proceedings. Carey, Bryan A. // American Journal of Criminal Law;Fall2001, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p29
Analyzes the problems that accompany testimony taken in foreign places. Description of how deposition testimony is acquired from abroad in criminal cases; Discussion on the U.S. Supreme Court jurisprudence on problems that arise when a witness is unable to testify personally in the courtroom;...
- Eyewitness to History Contest. // Current Events;11/7/2011, Vol. 111 Issue 7, p6
The article invites interviews of the people who eyewitnesses any important event, the interviews are to be conducted by the readers of the journal, also presented are tips for conducting interviews.
- The Evolution of Witness Preparation. McErlean, William M.; Stolle, Dennis P.; Smith, Monica R. Brownewell // Litigation;Fall2010, Vol. 37 Issue 1, p23
In this article, the author talks about the changes which have come in the procedure of witness preparation in recent years. He informs that in earlier days attorneys use to prepare their witnesses by training them about possible objections etc. But now, with the advent of technology and the...
- Is That What I Said?: Witnesses' Responses to Interviewer Modifications. . Hunt, Jennifer S.; Borgida, Eugene // Law & Human Behavior (Springer Science & Business Media B.V.);Dec2001, Vol. 25 Issue 6, p583
Investigates developmental differences in witnesses' responses to modifications during interviews as well as in inclusion of modified misinformation in subsequent answers. Occurrence of modifications when interviewers contradict statements made by witnesses or imply that witnesses provided...
- Videotaped Depositions: Putting Absent Witnesses in Court . Murray Jr., Thomas J. // American Bar Association Journal;Nov82, Vol. 68 Issue 11, p1402
Focuses on the practice of putting absent witnesses in court through videotaped deposition in the United States. Types of witnesses and their availability to testify in court; Traditional method for obtaining the testimony of unavailable witnesses; Expanding partnership between law and technology.
- Misdirect, Then Pounce. McElhaney, James W. // ABA Journal;Aug99, Vol. 85 Issue 8, p78
Presents answers to queries about witnesses. Importance of learning about the witness before taking deposition; Tips in cross-examining a witness.
- A WITNESS'S MANUAL OF ARMS: THE MECHANICS OF SUCCESSFUL TESTIMONY. Howe Jr., Edwin "Brick" // Real Estate Issues;Spring2000, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p64
Offers suggestions for members of The Counselors of Real Estate on how to maximize one's effectiveness as a witness during a testimony. Types of settings in which testimony may be given; How a witness should conduct during a testimony; Basic rules on performing the task of being a witness.
- The 10 Deadly Deposition Sins. Johnson, Larry C. // ABA Journal;Sep84, Vol. 70 Issue 9, p62
Discusses major blunders that lawyers can commit when taking a deposition. Argument that some lawyers have not learned and will never learn how to take a deposition; Consequences of failing to establish rapport with an adverse or neutral witness before the deposition; Tendency of lawyers to...