Category Archives: Cross

CROSS EXAMINATION THOUGHTS WORTH CONSIDERING

While a lot has been written about the subject of cross-examination, it is a difficult subject that deserves our attention. Here are some observations that are not particularly original nor profound, but perhaps worth considering when preparing for cross examination. In April 1988 the United press … Continue reading

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CROSS EXAMINATION IDEAS

One of the most satisfying, but often challenging parts of a trial is the cross examination of witnesses, especially expert witnesses.  As John Henry Wigmore has famously said:  “Cross examination is beyond any doubt the greatest legal engine ever invented … Continue reading

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HOW TO DEPOSE A WITNESS WHOSE TESTIMONY CONFLICTS WITH YOUR CLIENT

Recently I was asked by a lawyer what I recommended for a deposition the lawyer was taking involving witness who was going to testify to facts in direct conflict with his client’s testimony. A classic two versions of the same … Continue reading

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