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Trial Evidence: Artistry & Advocacy in the Courtroom

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---------- CLE 5 sub/1 eth PRICE Regular: $299.00
New Attorney: $150.00
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Tom Mauet uses his vast experience as a trial lawyer, law professor and judge to help you organize evidence in the way it should be - from the judge's perspective. Mauet frames his presentation by using the "3R's": Is it relevant? Is it reliable? Is it right? This comprehensive and entertaining program is enhanced by a continuous visual presentation and a detailed evidence manual. Don't miss this opportunity to learn from an experienced litigator, judge, professor and best-selling author - and a compelling CLE instructor!

This will be your indispensable guide to succeeding at trial

  • First steps - what to do as soon as evidence problem arises
  • Making objections that persuade the judge
  • Establishing proper foundations for witnesses and exhibits
  • 9 steps of expert testimony admissibility
  • Understanding the hearsay/non-hearsay dichotomy
  • 7 impeachment methods and rehabilitation

Program Schedule

Is It Relevant?

  • General relevance
  • Special relevance
  • Character traits
  • Other acts
  • Habit
  • Policy exclusions
  • Privileges exclusions

Is It Reliable?

  • Hearsay and non-hearsay
  • Hearsay exceptions
  • Exceptions - statements
  • Exceptions - spontaneous statements
  • Exceptions - records

Tom's Top 10 Ethical Violations

Is It Right?

  • Witness competency
  • Direct examination
  • Experts - 9 steps
  • Cross-examination
  • Impeachment - 7 methods
  • Rehabilitation
  • Exhibits - 7 groups
  • Original documents rule
  • Judicial notice

Recorded during a live webcast in April 2018.

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