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OLS Field Name OLS Field Data
Main Title Litigation manual Depositions /
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Schwab, Priscilla Anne.
Vilardo, Lawrence J.
Publisher Section of Litigation, American Bar Association,
Year Published 2006
OCLC Number 71262545
ISBN 1590316789 (pbk.) 9781590316788 (pbk.)
Subjects Depositions--United States ; Trial practice--United States
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EJCM  DEPOSITIONS Law Library/Washington,DC 08/22/2008
Collation vii, 372 p. ; 23 cm.
"The articles in this book originally appeared in Litigation, the quarterly journal of the Section of Litigation ..." -- P. vii.
Contents Notes
I. Preparation. Documents and depositions: the basics ; Reconstructing reality: preparing the deponent to testify ; Preparing a witness for deposition ; Talking green-showing red: why most deposition preparation fails, and what to do about it ; 130 rules for every deponent -- II. At the table. Taking depositions ; Medium vs. tedium: video depositions come of age ; Conducting the oral deposition ; The four-hour deposition ; Multi-level depositions ; Depositions under the new federal rules ; Taking depositions that stick ; Taking chances at depositions -- III. Strategies. Deposition traps and tactics ; Preparing for Rule 612 ; Using and utilizing depositions ; Deposition essentials: new basics for old masters ; Effective use of depositions at trial ; Showing your hand: a counter-intuitive strategy for deposition defense -- IV. Special cases. Preparing a witness to testify in a commercial case ; Strategies in expert depositions ; Playing hardball in expert witness depositions ; Your client's employee is being deposed: are you prepared? ; Deposing corporations and other fictive persons: some thoughts on Rule 30(b)(6).