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HAS ANYONE CONDUCTED A TRIAL RECENTLY?

If so, what is your number one tip for an up and coming tria...
slim_shady_man
  10/12/17
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Wilbur Mercer, man in miniature
  10/12/17
Stand up when addressing the judge
LTDanKaffe
  10/12/17
never break eye contact with the juror you perceive as being...
""""''
  10/12/17
litigation isn't trial work. writing a 12b6 is totally diffe...
MoreDoughHi
  10/12/17
any specific tips on cross examination?
slim_shady_man
  10/12/17
leading questions, don't let them say anything but "yes...
MoreDoughHi
  10/12/17
haha..nice...its hard though i would imagine to keep the flo...
slim_shady_man
  10/12/17
i don't like that. unless it's something like "so your ...
MoreDoughHi
  10/12/17
do not ask anything on cross that you don't know what the an...
Wilbur Mercer, man in miniature
  10/12/17
what would u do with an uncooperative or annoying witness
slim_shady_man
  10/12/17
give an example using the "yes" path? it seems if ...
MoreDoughHi
  10/12/17
would you ever object for the sake of throwing off defense c...
slim_shady_man
  10/12/17
never
Livingstone Bramble
  10/13/17
You can often omit the "yes" "right" &qu...
twins
  10/13/17
jurors hate white/blue shirts. show them some style.
Metal Up Your Ass
  10/12/17
What about in terms of presentation and delivery?
slim_shady_man
  10/12/17
Donít try to be somebody youíre not.
(*_*)//(^_^)\\(*_*)______('~')
  10/12/17
how would you recommend to be personable to a juror? someone...
slim_shady_man
  10/12/17
put your foot up on the rail in front of the jury box like y...
""""''
  10/12/17
shut the fuck up and be serious
slim_shady_man
  10/12/17
fuck you faggot, this is xo 2017 not a fucking cle
""""''
  10/12/17
Do you have any litigation skills?
slim_shady_man
  10/12/17
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RCP90
  10/13/17
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michael CharlesXIIikoff
  10/12/17
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Wilbur Mercer, man in miniature
  10/12/17
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jag
  10/12/17
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low iq
  10/13/17
had a relatively small one with a meh result. Pick a good ju...
nopayenogain
  10/12/17
take your paper water cup, and during your closing, say &quo...
MoreDoughHi
  10/12/17
Criminally underrated
.........,,;,;,;,,,............,,;,;;,.;.
  10/13/17
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Ciroc Obama
  10/22/17
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Texas School Book Suppository
  10/22/17
yes, a bench trial. I won.
michael CharlesXIIikoff
  10/12/17
elaborate on the key(s) to success
slim_shady_man
  10/12/17
breach of contract case relied on some obscure statute re...
michael CharlesXIIikoff
  10/12/17
Is this the real slim shady man?
MoreDoughHi's beagle
  10/12/17
bench or jury?
Yes, a fucking DJ
  10/12/17
jury
slim_shady_man
  10/13/17
voir dire is very very important. more important than you th...
Yes, a fucking DJ
  10/13/17
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Taylor Swift is not a hobby she is a lifestyle
  10/22/17
limit nigger jokes
Ciroc Obama
  10/13/17
Did a pro bono trial recently. Pain in the ass.
twins
  10/13/17
what kind of case? most of your case is won/lost at voir di...
there's a wocket in my pocket
  10/13/17
wear an ill fitting suit to fit in with prole jury
:D
  10/13/17


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Date: October 12th, 2017 12:16 PM
Author: slim_shady_man

If so, what is your number one tip for an up and coming trial litigator?

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3761967&forum_id=2#34425152)



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Date: October 12th, 2017 12:17 PM
Author: Wilbur Mercer, man in miniature (Short Pride World Wide)



(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3761967&forum_id=2#34425154)



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Date: October 12th, 2017 12:17 PM
Author: LTDanKaffe

Stand up when addressing the judge

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3761967&forum_id=2#34425157)



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Date: October 12th, 2017 12:17 PM
Author: """"''


never break eye contact with the juror you perceive as being the alpha

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3761967&forum_id=2#34425159)



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Date: October 12th, 2017 12:18 PM
Author: MoreDoughHi

litigation isn't trial work. writing a 12b6 is totally different from getting a jury to laugh at the ugly plaintiff.

my tip is train the jury to know opposing counsel is a shlub. look down at him. treat him like a bad daughter.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3761967&forum_id=2#34425162)



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Date: October 12th, 2017 12:21 PM
Author: slim_shady_man

any specific tips on cross examination?

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3761967&forum_id=2#34425200)



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Date: October 12th, 2017 12:24 PM
Author: MoreDoughHi

leading questions, don't let them say anything but "yes."

"you then walked into the backroom, yes?"

"you then stood there as everyone left you and weinstein alone, correct?"

"you laughed while he talked about casting couch videos, correct?"

"oh, and as an aside, he never once threatened you or touched you?"

"and you're suing for millions which is a lot for a poor redneck, right?"

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3761967&forum_id=2#34425253)



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Date: October 12th, 2017 12:25 PM
Author: slim_shady_man

haha..nice...its hard though i would imagine to keep the flow moving in terms of only asking leading questions...and is there any moment when it would be appropriate to ask a witness on cross an open ending question?

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3761967&forum_id=2#34425262)



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Date: October 12th, 2017 12:30 PM
Author: MoreDoughHi

i don't like that. unless it's something like "so your mom walked on you raping that baby...what was breakfast like the next day?"

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3761967&forum_id=2#34425326)



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Date: October 12th, 2017 12:33 PM
Author: Wilbur Mercer, man in miniature (Short Pride World Wide)

do not ask anything on cross that you don't know what the answer will be. Easiest is "yes" and "no"

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3761967&forum_id=2#34425347)



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Date: October 12th, 2017 12:39 PM
Author: slim_shady_man

what would u do with an uncooperative or annoying witness

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3761967&forum_id=2#34425392)



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Date: October 12th, 2017 12:42 PM
Author: MoreDoughHi

give an example using the "yes" path? it seems if they refuse to answer you look at the jury, then back to the witness and say "so you refuse to answer? you don't want us to know, huh?"

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3761967&forum_id=2#34425419)



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Date: October 12th, 2017 1:03 PM
Author: slim_shady_man

would you ever object for the sake of throwing off defense counsel or is that a prole move

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3761967&forum_id=2#34425580)



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Date: October 13th, 2017 9:38 PM
Author: Livingstone Bramble (old John L.)

never

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3761967&forum_id=2#34437742)



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Date: October 13th, 2017 9:41 PM
Author: twins

You can often omit the "yes" "right" "correct" stuff

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3761967&forum_id=2#34437750)



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Date: October 12th, 2017 12:18 PM
Author: Metal Up Your Ass

jurors hate white/blue shirts. show them some style.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3761967&forum_id=2#34425166)



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Date: October 12th, 2017 12:20 PM
Author: slim_shady_man

What about in terms of presentation and delivery?

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3761967&forum_id=2#34425196)



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Date: October 12th, 2017 12:22 PM
Author: (*_*)//(^_^)\\(*_*)______('~')


Donít try to be somebody youíre not.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3761967&forum_id=2#34425214)



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Date: October 12th, 2017 12:23 PM
Author: slim_shady_man

how would you recommend to be personable to a juror? someone told me to memorize each juror name

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3761967&forum_id=2#34425231)



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Date: October 12th, 2017 12:23 PM
Author: """"''


put your foot up on the rail in front of the jury box like you're the cool lawyer

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3761967&forum_id=2#34425236)



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Date: October 12th, 2017 12:23 PM
Author: slim_shady_man

shut the fuck up and be serious

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3761967&forum_id=2#34425240)



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Date: October 12th, 2017 12:25 PM
Author: """"''


fuck you faggot, this is xo 2017 not a fucking cle

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3761967&forum_id=2#34425257)



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Date: October 12th, 2017 12:26 PM
Author: slim_shady_man

Do you have any litigation skills?

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3761967&forum_id=2#34425268)



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Date: October 13th, 2017 9:56 PM
Author: RCP90



(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3761967&forum_id=2#34437814)



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Date: October 12th, 2017 12:32 PM
Author: michael CharlesXIIikoff



(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3761967&forum_id=2#34425339)



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Date: October 12th, 2017 12:33 PM
Author: Wilbur Mercer, man in miniature (Short Pride World Wide)



(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3761967&forum_id=2#34425348)



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Date: October 12th, 2017 12:53 PM
Author: jag



(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3761967&forum_id=2#34425512)



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Date: October 13th, 2017 9:55 PM
Author: low iq (u$po)



(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3761967&forum_id=2#34437804)



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Date: October 12th, 2017 12:31 PM
Author: nopayenogain

had a relatively small one with a meh result. Pick a good jury and make them like you.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3761967&forum_id=2#34425330)



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Date: October 12th, 2017 12:32 PM
Author: MoreDoughHi

take your paper water cup, and during your closing, say "here's another hole in the plaintiff's case" and make a hole in the cup as you state the weakness. repeat this three or four times.

"so what's their case look like now..."

*pour water into holey cup*

"doesn't hold water, acquit."



(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3761967&forum_id=2#34425340)



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Date: October 13th, 2017 9:50 PM
Author: .........,,;,;,;,,,............,,;,;;,.;.


Criminally underrated

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3761967&forum_id=2#34437790)



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Date: October 22nd, 2017 9:41 AM
Author: Ciroc Obama



(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3761967&forum_id=2#34500752)



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Date: October 22nd, 2017 10:07 AM
Author: Texas School Book Suppository



(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3761967&forum_id=2#34500844)



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Date: October 12th, 2017 12:32 PM
Author: michael CharlesXIIikoff

yes, a bench trial. I won.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3761967&forum_id=2#34425345)



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Date: October 12th, 2017 12:39 PM
Author: slim_shady_man

elaborate on the key(s) to success

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3761967&forum_id=2#34425390)



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Date: October 12th, 2017 12:43 PM
Author: michael CharlesXIIikoff

breach of contract case

relied on some obscure statute related to the business that the plaintiff was doing (illegally, I might add), and showed ambiguity in the contract.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3761967&forum_id=2#34425426)



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Date: October 12th, 2017 12:44 PM
Author: MoreDoughHi's beagle

Is this the real slim shady man?

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3761967&forum_id=2#34425432)



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Date: October 12th, 2017 1:37 PM
Author: Yes, a fucking DJ

bench or jury?



(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3761967&forum_id=2#34425805)



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Date: October 13th, 2017 9:36 PM
Author: slim_shady_man

jury

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3761967&forum_id=2#34437734)



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Date: October 13th, 2017 10:05 PM
Author: Yes, a fucking DJ

voir dire is very very important. more important than you think. if you get a weird vibe from someone, even if they're giving all the right answers, get rid of them. figure out what your model juror is like and what your worst juror is like. fight for the former and get rid of the latter.

your credibility is the next most important thing. jury is, most likely, not the brightest folks and lack the capacity to draw correct logical conclusions, so it will be your job to do it for them, and you need them to believe you and not the other guy. eye contact; clear and concise, but not too dumbed down, language; straightforward, easy-to-follow conclusions; sincere passion - these help you make that connection.

jurys often decide first if they think the defendant is guilty or not based on a hunch, and then based on that decision back into conclusions about the credibility of witnesses, sufficiency of evidence, etc. you want them on your side before you even get to the evidence. once they've decided whose side they're on, it's very difficult to win them back.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3761967&forum_id=2#34437833)



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Date: October 22nd, 2017 9:43 AM
Author: Taylor Swift is not a hobby she is a lifestyle



(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3761967&forum_id=2#34500756)



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Date: October 13th, 2017 9:39 PM
Author: Ciroc Obama

limit nigger jokes

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3761967&forum_id=2#34437747)



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Date: October 13th, 2017 9:41 PM
Author: twins

Did a pro bono trial recently. Pain in the ass.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3761967&forum_id=2#34437753)



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Date: October 13th, 2017 9:53 PM
Author: there's a wocket in my pocket

what kind of case?

most of your case is won/lost at voir dire. do you do it or does the judge?

practice your opening, have a framework for your closing.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3761967&forum_id=2#34437795)



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Date: October 13th, 2017 9:54 PM
Author: :D (5000 mcg B12/wk, 150 mcg iodine/day, 250 mg algal DHA-EPA/day)

wear an ill fitting suit to fit in with prole jury

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3761967&forum_id=2#34437800)