ISBN-10:
1556815956
ISBN-13:
9781556815959
Pub. Date:
01/28/1999
Publisher:
National Institute for Trial Advocacy
Expert Testimony: A Guide for Expert Witnesses and the Lawyers Who Examine Them / Edition 1

Expert Testimony: A Guide for Expert Witnesses and the Lawyers Who Examine Them / Edition 1

by Steven Lubet

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ISBN-13: 9781556815959
Publisher: National Institute for Trial Advocacy
Publication date: 01/28/1999
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 197
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents

CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION
A. Who Needs This Book?
B. Expert Testimony
C. Who Can Testify as an Expert?
D. Admissibility

CHAPTER TWO: CREDIBILITY
A. The Expert as Teacher
B. The Expert. s Overview
C. Decision Making
D. Credibility Variables
E. Appearance and Demeanor
F. Off the Stand

CHAPTER THREE: PREPARATION
A. Introduction
B. Issue Identification
C. Information Transfer
D. Data Development
E. Organization and Presentation

CHAPTER FOUR: DIRECT EXAMINATION
A. Introduction
B. The Role of Direct Examination
C. Offering Expert Testimony
D. Clarity and Credibility
E. Objections
F. Redirect Examination

CHAPTER FIVE: CROSS-EXAMINATION-THE BASICS
A. Introduction
B. Lawyers. Goal-Control
C. Witness. s Perspective-Teach and Explain

CHAPTER SIX: CROSS-EXAMINATION-WHAT TO EXPECT
A. Introduction
B. Lawyer. s Preparation
C. Challenging Credentials
D. Obtaining Favorable Information
E. Learned Treatises
F. Impeachment
G. Challenging Impartiality
H. Omissions
I. Substituting Information

CHAPTER SEVEN: CROSS-EXAMINATION-HOW TO COPE
A. Introduction
B. Redirect Examination
C. Responding to Cross-General Principles
D. Responding to Cross-Types of Questions and Answers
E. Responding to Cross-Trick Questions

CHAPTER EIGHT: DEPOSITIONS AND DISCOVERY
A. Introduction
B. Document Production and Written Interrogatories
C. Discovery Depositions-Technical Details
D. Discovery Depositions-Lawyers. Goals
E. Discovery Depositions-What to Expect
F. Witness. s Role-Coping with Counsel
G. Making the Record
H. Evidence Depositions

CHAPTER NINE: ETHICS AND PROFESSIONALISM
A. Introduction
B. Independence and Objectivity
C. Confidentiality
D. Loyalty and Conflicts of Interest
E. Fees
F. Discovery
G. Trial Conduct

Index


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