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"Please raise your right hand" Why tell the truth? The gaps The perception gap The audience gap The conversation gap The control gap Preparing ourselves Understanding the audience Three mistakes witnesses make Seven mistakes lawyers make What preparation means Basic principles Rule 1: "Take your time" Rule 2: "Always remember you are making a record" Rule 3: "Tell the truth" Rule 4: "Be relentlessly polite" Rule 5: "Don't answer a question you don't understand!" Rule 6: "If you don't remember, say so" Rule 7: "Don't guess" Rule 8: "Do not volunteer" Rule 9: "Be careful with documents and prior statements" Rule 10: "Use your counsel" Making an impact Adapting to the situation The deposition witness The grand jury witness The trial witness The party witness The expert witness Corporate representative witness The physician as witness The criminal defendant The ethics of witness preparation The witness bill of rights Conclusion.
KF8950 .S63 2014
Chicago, Illinois : American Bar Association,