Tag: Impeachment

A Practical Guide to Using Video at Trial

| by Brian L. Burchett of The Burchett Law Firm, P.C.

A picture is worth a thousand words.  Why tell the jury what the opposing party said when you can show her say it, with subtitles?  Deposition video clips are the same as the written transcript.

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Using Synchronized Video Clips to Impeach an Adverse Witness

| by Heather L. Duncan, Esq.

Litigators have consistently told us that the use of a synchronized video clip of a deposition is one of the most powerful discovery tools available to impeach an adverse witness at trial. We have also been told that having the clips available for playback has impacted case outcomes on multiple occasions. This month’s Network News focuses on the legal aspects of making and using synchronized video clips for impeachment purposes.

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Using Deposition Testimony From an Unrelated Matter

| by Heather Duncan, Esq. and Suzanne Smigliani, Esq.

In last month’s post we outlined the Top Five Tips for Using Deposition Testimony to Impeach a Witness at Trial.  Below is our response to your questions on using deposition testimony from an unrelated action to impeach a witness.

First, a quick review on obtaining deposition testimony from a prior unrelated action...

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