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Blog Posts in 2015

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Final Blog on Privileges

We know that logically and legally relevant should be admitted so as to assist the trier of fact in reaching a proper ruling or verdict. That being said we also know that there are times when even ...
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More on Privileges and their Exceptions

Remember that logically and legally relevant evidence is generally admissible at trial. Moreover, generally this evidence must be turned over if sought by opposing counsel. In other words, one party ...
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Privilege Concepts

As we prepare for trial we need to have a good idea of what material we are required to turn over to the other side and what material we can refuse to turn over on the basis of an evidentiary ...
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Anticipating and Overcoming Challenges from the Court

When preparing for trial, like many other endeavors in this life, it is best to hope for the best but to plan for the worst. In other words, you need to draw up your opening statement, closing ...
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Pre-Trial and Trial Posture

As trial lawyers it is incumbent upon us that we proceed to trial with haste. To that end it seems fitting that we pursue each and every case as though that case is destined to be tried. I think that ...
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Legal Relevance Limitations, Beyond Credibility Considerations

We have discussed on prior occasion how the law sometimes applies limitations to what would otherwise be perfectly relevant credibility evidence. Those same evidentiary limitations may by the same ...
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Impeachment and its Limitations

Whenever a witness takes the witness stand in trial that witness's credibility becomes an issue in the case. For this reason you as counsel have the ability to impeach a witness in an effort to ...
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Legal Relevance

For evidence to be relevant it must have some tendency to make the existence of a fact in issue more or less likely to be true. That being said, there are times when evidence which may be relevant per ...
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Authentication of Digital Animation and Simulations

As trial approaches we, as trial counsel, should reach out to opposing counsel in an effort to formulate any stipulations possible with respect to the admission of evidence. When we can get opposing ...
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Foundation for Original and Demonstrative Evidence

Generally speaking, when we seek to introduce real or original evidence in trial we need to authenticate this evince before it will be accepted into evidence by our trial judge. This requires you, as ...
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Authentication of Oral Statements

The following blog/article was written for my, Eric Roy, and my staff's benefit. The content here is based on the Federal Rules of Evidence. Although there is typically a significant overlap ...
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Authentication of Written Documents

In this digital era it is increasingly common that we need to introduce correspondence preserved for trial which was initially transmitted by electronic means. People prefer to communicate via email ...
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Authentication of Written Communications

This short article/blog was written for my, Eric Roy, and my staff's benefit. It is probably the least interesting subject I have written on. That being said, it is important that we, as ...
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Authentication of Physical Evidence

I wrote this short blog/article primarily for my, Eric Roy, and my staff's benefit. These rules I speak about here are those as governed and dictated by the Federal Rules of Evidence. Most states ...
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Witness Competency

This short blob/article was written for my, Eric Roy, and my staff's own benefit. The rules outlined below are those that govern witness competency as dictated by Federal Rules of Evidence. That ...
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Foundation and Testimony

During the trial process it is important that we have a solid understanding as to how evidence is to be presented for the fact finder, whether that be a judge or jury. Generally speaking, in order for ...
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Closing Argument in Injury Trials

Each element of the trial process requires its own unique approach. Closing argument is no different. The very phrase "closing argument" is a bit of a misnomer, at least if you follow the ...
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Presenting Witness Testimony

As trial approaches we, as trial lawyers, begin considering what witnesses we will present at trial. Often times we spend too much time considering the information the witness can opine on without ...
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Understanding Juror Perspective

As lawyers preparing for trial we naturally form biases. As plaintiff's lawyers these biases are usually in favor of our client. We get to know our clients' on a personal level and we thus ...
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Captivating Jurors in Trial

If you ever take the time to watch a jury trial you will quickly find how boring they can be. This is especially the case for trials that take days or weeks to conclude. The reason for this, is in ...
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Capturing our Audience in Trial

Our fundamental goal in trial is to persuade. If we are to persuade we must first capture the attention of our audience. Without an audience who pays attention to us and our presentation we have no ...
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Storytelling in Trial

The story is an incredibly powerful tool of persuasion. Storytelling has been around for since at least the beginning of recorded history. The story has become central to human communication and ...
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Visceral Communication in Trial

Trials are complicated affairs. Trials by their very nature require a unique and often disjointed means of presentation. Moreover, trials often take days if not weeks to conclude. Given these ...
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Demonstratives in Trial

As we know, people have their own unique learning styles. Generally speaking there are auditory, visual and tactile learners. This simply means that people generally learn best by either listening, ...
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Understanding Jurors, beyond Voire Dire

During the voire dire process we, as lawyers, need to take extra care to determine what attitudes and opinions each of our potential jurors carry with them. We know that we cannot change the attitudes ...
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