Taking Depositions and Handling Expert Witnesses
- Semester: Spring 2021
- Course ID: 279P
- Credit Hours: 2
- Grading Method: Pass/Fail Mandatory
- Experiential Credit: 2 credit hours
- Short course: Jan 27 - Mar 25, 2021
- Upperclass-only elective
|WED||11:50 am - 1:50 pm||ONLINE|
|THU||1:35 - 2:29 pm||ONLINE|
This course will be taught in person but with the option of remote participation via Zoom. Please note that this course might become online-only in the event that actual in-person attendance during the semester consistently falls below a threshold to be determined in the exercise of reasonable discretion by the instructor and the Student Affairs Office.
Students will learn how to prepare for, take and defend depositions of lay and expert witnesses. Students will learn how to prepare expert reports, prepare and present expert witnesses in hearings, depositions and trials. This is a skills based course where students will actually take depositions and conduct hearings with their experts. This is a short course and will move quickly and have strict attendance policies. Suggested prerequisites or concurrent: Evidence, Advocacy Survey, ADR courses.