Taking Depositions and Handling Expert Witnesses

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WED 12:00 - 2:00 pm CCJ 3.306
THU 1:15 - 2:05 pm CCJ 3.306

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Same as LAW 279P, Taking Depositions and Handling Expert Witnesses.

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.

Textbooks ( * denotes required )

Testimony That Sticks : The Art of Communicating Psychology and Neuropsychology to Juries *
Postal, Karen
Oxford University Press, Incorporated
ISBN: 978-0-19-046739-5
The Deposition Tutorial : Questions, Answers, Tactics, Demonstrations *
Bocchino, Anthony J. and Sonenshein, David A.
Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 978-1-60156-791-8


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