Model Witness Examinations
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Model Witness Examinations: Fourth Edition gives trial-proven sequences of questions that translate the Rules of Evidence into examinations that will correctly prove facts and are easily molded to specific cases.
The models cover a broad variety of basic issues that must be dealt with in direct, cross, and redirect and the use of depositions and interrogatories. Each model starts with a description of a fact situation and is followed by the examination in Q & A format. Following each examination, analytical comments explain the key cases, rules, and secondary authorities, and tactical and strategic guidance is provided.
Models cover:• Recollection
• Best Evidence or Original Document Problems • Demonstrative and Real Evidence • Opinions of the Expert • Character, Habit, and Custom • General Interest
This edition includes new materials on direct examination and electronically stored information regarding social media and an extensive new chapter on cross-examination. New models and updated citations provide litigators with a clear denlineation of the law and issues and a clearly defined structure for proving facts, as well as sophisticated tactics and strategies. Model Witness Examinations, Fourth Edition is a hands-on guide and a powerful research tool...before and during trial.