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Discovery deposition of expert witnesses retained by the opponent

Posted in *Published case, Discovery, Expert Testimony, Litigation

Proper authentication goes to the heart of procedural due process

Posted in *All Posts, Authentication, Evidence, Litigation

The factfinder may reject an expert’s opinion

Posted in *All Posts, Evidence, Expert Testimony, Litigation

Child Sexual Abuse and experts in psychology and psychiatry

Posted in *All Posts, *Published case, Child Abuse, Expert Testimony

Adverse inferences from the failure of a party in a civil cause to testify as to matters in issue within his personal knowledge

Posted in *All Posts, Domestic-violence, Evidence, Litigation

Spoliation of evidence is the destruction of evidence or the meaningful alteration of a document or instrument

Posted in *All Posts, Evidence, Litigation, Spoliation of evidence

Stipulations and Consent Orders

Posted in *All Posts, Appeal, Child Abuse, Litigation, Settlement agreement, Stipulations

A party’s failure to produce a witness at trial may give rise to an inference that the witness’ testimony would have been unfavorable to that party

Posted in *All Posts, Evidence, Litigation, Missing-witness inference

Whether a person reports an accident or files the report out of time has no relevance to the issue of whether he operated a motor vehicle negligently

Posted in *All Posts, Evidence, Negligence

Lay opinion testimony

Posted in *All Posts, *Published case, Evidence, Lay opinion testimony, Litigation

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