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    Hofstra University
   
 
  Dec 11, 2017
 
 
    
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LAW 2776 - Advanced Trial Techniques: Use of Expert Witnesses


This course builds upon the National Institute for Trial Advocacy model of trial practice skills training. Students function in law firms that are involved in cases in which an expert witness plays a key role. The course deals with problems associated with the use of the lawyer’s own expert to examine a case file to understand whether there is a case and what its strengths and weaknesses are, principles and constraints on the discovery of the adversary’s experts, the use of the lawyer’s own expert to prepare to take the deposition of the other side’s expert, taking the deposition of an adversary expert, preparing one’s own expert to be deposed, the deposition of one’s own expert, and the preparation for and conduct of trial examination of one’s own expert and the adversary expert.

The course has limited enrollment.

Credits: 2


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