Evidence-Wellborn SU2006 Outline

Key because the delay was minimal and caused no

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Unformatted text preview: er time for objection is when the item is formally offered; after it has been admitted is too late! KEY! In the case of oral testimony, the objection must precede the witness' answer! o Note: In some circumstances an objection after the answer, accompanied by a motion to strike will be timely; for example: Where a witness gives an objectionable answer to a question that was unobjectionable, Where a witness answers an objectionable question too quickly for the objection to be interposed When the witness volunteers an objectionable statement Where the defect does not appear on the face of the testimony but is revealed later ex: improper basis of expert opinion does not appear until cross. Connecting up: Where an objection is conditionally overruled upon the proponent's representation that required connecting up or foundation evidence will be presented later, and the proponent fails to present the required connecting or foundation proof, a waiver occurs unless the objector renews his earl...
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This note was uploaded on 08/28/2008 for the course N 483 taught by Professor Wellborn during the Summer '08 term at University of Texas.

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