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Strike That. Objecting to Yourself. Eddie and Opening Day.

By Hayes Hunt Eddie Ohlbaum, my close friend, recently passed away.  He loved trial work, teaching at Temple Law and advocating for the indigent.  He also loved the Brooklyn Dodgers.  I called him for his input when I wrote my first article for

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The “W” Words of Direct Examination

By Benjamin E. Zuckerman As any trial lawyer knows, direct exams are often more difficult than cross.  During cross-examination you are in charge.  You make the witness tell your story by asking her leading questions that let you control the

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How to deal with unexpected testimony on direct examination – Part 1 Refreshing Recollection

How to deal with unexpected testimony on direct examination -Part 1 – Refreshing Recollection You call your last witness and things are going great. A verdict in your client’s favor will be soon to follow.  All you have to do

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Strike that.

Everyone’s parents had a seemingly different remedy for the hiccups.  I had to hold my arms straight in the air while my mother slowly poured a glass of milk into my mouth. There would be a brief pause — she

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Hayes Hunt concentrates his practice in the representation of individuals, corporations and executives in a wide variety of federal and state criminal law and regulatory enforcement matters as well as complex civil litigation. Hayes is a partner in the firm's Commercial Litigation Department as well as its Criminal Defense and Governmental Investigations Group.
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