Expert Witness Practicum

Law 532






This class will be a practicum on handling expert witnesses. Students will prepare and conduct voir dire and direct and cross-examination of live expert witnesses, drawn from the participants in an expert witness training program led by professor Myers. They will learn to work with the Federal Rules of Evidence applying to expert witnesses, (including Rules 401, 403, 702 and the hearsay rules), learn the state of the law on Daubert and McGrady, (the leading state and federal cases applying to judicial control of expert witness admission), practice witness preparation, and lead a direct and cross-examination in the courtroom.

Add-on for students enrolled in or having completed Trial Advocacy.

Trial Advocacy and Evidence

Trial Advocacy

R. Myers

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