Lit Basics Trial Intro

Lit Basics Trial Intro - Litigation Basics Trial Practice...

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I also asked you to re-read Fed. R. Crim. Pro. 26.2, but the only reason is as that rule relates to 1 the use of prior statements to impeach a witness on cross-examination or otherwise at trial. 1 Litigation Basics Trial Practice (Shellenberger – Week of 10/6/08) The readings for the trial portion of the course are fairly minimal. I asked you to read the federal rules with respect to trial motions (Fed. R. Civ. P. 50, judgment as a matter of law; Fed. R. Crim. P. 29, judgment of acquittal), jury instructions (Fed. R. Civ. P. 51; Fed. R. Crim .P. 30), and verdicts (Fed. R. Crim. P.31). We already discussed the motion rules in the context of 1 post-trial motions and appeal, but now we want to think about these in terms of making the motions during trial to obtain judgment without sending the case to the jury. The rules on instructions and verdicts are fairly straightforward. Also, please review the Civil and Criminal Procedure Outlines (in the Course Introduction Materials from the beginning of the semester) listing the stages of a civil and
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