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Witnesses: At Trial, Deposing And Trial Preparation
Witnesses: At Trial, Deposing And Trial Preparation


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Witnesses. They can make or break your case. In this July 22, 2015, 3.3-hour program, Michael J. Hutter, Esquire, provides a comprehensive course about using witnesses, specifically handling them at trial, deposing them, preparing them for trial, and more. If you do any litigation, you will want to hear what he has to say in this unique program.

Mr. Hutter is Professor of Law at Albany Law School where he teaches, inter alia, Advanced Evidence. He is also Special Counsel to the Albany, New York law firm of Powers & Santola, LLP.

Major topics:

At Trial
- direct examination
- cross-examination
- rehabilitation
- sequestration
- basic procedural rules of conduct
- some practical matters
Important Issues
- contacting and interviewing witnesses
- compensating fact witnesses
- payment for physical evidence
- social media issues
Preparation For Trial
- generally
- permissible techniques
- do's and don'ts
- methods

TABLE OF CONTENTS AND SAMPLE PAGES: Our sister site,, offers this course book for purchase (without audio or CLE credit). There, you can see the complete Table of Contents and some Sample Pages. Click here to see these: Witnesses: At Trial, Deposing And Trial Preparation (48-Page Book). Use your back button to return here to earn CLE credit.

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Price: $109.00

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