III. PRESENTING THE CASE
Preliminary hearings; Exemptions from discovery; Counteracting your opponent’s deceptiveness; Protecting your plaintiff; Picking the jury; Voir Dire strategies; the “fat juror”; Learning about an unfamiliar community; Preceded by reputation; Preparing your witnesses for the stand; Purpose of exclusionary hearing; Motions: to quash, dismiss, demur, lack of jurisdiction by grand jury, improper form, misjoinder of offenses, insufficiency of facts, consolidation, severance, sequestration of witnesses; “Trial by ambush”; When to object; Overruled objections; How objections can hurt you; How to
“read” a witness; “Educating” the jury; The jury’s view of the lawyer / client relationship; Dismissing a witness; Motions during trial; The “Texas objection”; San Francisco Giants breach of warranty case; Making case weaknesses into strengths; Handling medical experts; The chess game of courtroom procedure; and more.
 
 
 

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