Run time: 77 minutes
Simpson and Miller will share what they believe the so-called Serial case can teach civil and criminal attorneys, courts, the prosecution and defense about evidence – and what not to do with it. They will use Maryland v. Syed to illustrate 10 evidentiary pitfalls, their consequences and how to avoid them. They will discuss these issues:
-Stipulating to questionable or unfavorable evidence
-Consulting (or not consulting) with right expert witnesses
-Not knowing the record
-Not objecting in closing arguments
-Failing to challenge the chain of custody
-Not showing a jury the scene
-Failing to communicate with witnesses
-Ineffective objecting Not compelling discovery
-Bungling the case and facing ineffective assistance of counsel or professional malpractice claim
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If you are licensed in New York, this content is appropriate for both newly admitted and experienced New York attorneys. Although, this content is appropriate for all New York attorneys, newly admitted attorneys cannot earn CLE credit for the completion of the course when presented via on-demand.