The Ninth Circuit rules on voice identification of intercepted phone calls.
20 common trial mistakes observed in federal court.
The results of the decision in Halliburton II.
By Travis H.D. Lewin and Tyler P. Hite
It seemed to be a clear case of self-defense that Abe could not lose—but he did. Was it, in fact, a case he could not win?
By Ian H. Fisher
Asking questions containing negative presumptions on cross-examination may be the basis for sanctions—or even a mistrial.
By Kristine K. Meredith
To elicit testimony that will be useful at trial, let the witness tell the story in his or her own words.
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You’re late with your privilege log—no big deal? Ian Fisher explains how it can become a huge deal but also how a little cooperation can be a procrastinator’s best tool. (7:26 min)
Listen as a U.S. district judge with 27 years of experience in the courtroom, discusses what he views as the most troublesome evidentiary issues. (13:05 min)
Professor Steve Landsman discusses the evidentiary issues arising from People v. Collins—including problems that can come from an uncritical look at statistics. (7:55 min)
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