The putative deponents
claimed they lacked relevant knowledge.
At the outset of a deposition, litigators try to establish rapport with the deponent
to maximize their chances of getting the witness to volunteer information.
other analogous situations, a long list of potential deponents
III, 7-12 (noting that it was difficult to name a prosecutor because Germanicus' companions insisted that "they themselves meant to report their instructions from Germanicus, not as accusers, but as deponents
and witnesses to facts.
First, while some of the limitations on the rule are of obvious value (for instance, the discovery deposition may not be admitted where an evidence deposition has been taken), others are not, such as the exclusion of party and controlled-expert deponents
discusses coaching during depositions in section F-8: "While a question is pending, counsel should not coach the deponent
nor suggest answers, through objections or otherwise.
can send military deponents
away from a court-martial situs, it can also
It received a total of 1541 statements, over 50 per cent more than the original target with 1571 deponents
The techniques you need to know if you want to take great depositions include exhausting the witness, restating and summarizing, boxing in, using learned treatises and scientific studies, and using cross-examination skills with difficult and evasive deponents
As there was considerable discrepancy in the testimony of the various deponents
all of whom with one solitary exception, Henry Smith, were drank at the time of the occurrence, it would be manifestly imprudent to go into particulars.
When asked about discussions with Governor Schwarzenegger (and his administration) concerning matters believed to be relevant to the events leading to the death of California Correctional Officer Manuel Gonzalez, the deponents
refused to answer.
10) Either through Sproat's aid, Haydon's aid, a combination, or her own powers of persuasion, Wash was able to travel to Illinois in March 1840 to begin to communicate with possible witnesses--and to ensure that when depositions were taken in April 1840, the deponents
would remember her kindly.