The Trial Boom Evidence Quiz!
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What is the difference between FRE 803(5) and FRE 803(6)?
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What is the difference between a speculative answer and one that is lacking foundation? (And can you articulate the difference to a judge in 10 seconds or less?)
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At a murder trial, the defendant testifies that on the day of the murder the defendant’s wife asked him if it was raining downtown, which was 20 miles away. Opposing counsel objects on the basis that the question calls for hearsay. You are the judge. What is the proper ruling?
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At trial in Pittsburgh, your first question to the witness on DX is, “What is the weather in Tennessee today?” Opposing counsel objects on the basis of lack of foundation. The judge sustains the objection. If you still need and desire the answer to the question, which is the best question to ask next?
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At trial, the victim’s wife testifies that her husband’s attacker has been violent previously to the day her husband was attacked. As defense counsel, which of the objection bases and corresponding FRE number gives you the best chance of prevailing?
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The plaintiff was shot in the parking lot of a bar, and he has brought a negligence action for damages against the bar claiming that the owner of the bar had prior knowledge of the dangerous condition existing in the parking lot because of two prior criminal attacks: a prior shooting occurred in the exact same parking lot three years prior; and a knife attack occurred just three months prior to the plaintiff being attacked, and it involved a wife stabbing her husband in the parking lot of an adjacent strip mall down the street. Defense counsel is objecting to plaintiff-counsel’s attempt to have both of the prior incidents admitted into evidence. You are the ruling judge. Which of the following is the best ruling for you to make?
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While testifying on the stand, an expert is asked on cross examination, “In forming your beliefs in this case, you relied on the fingerprint results, which indicated the accused’s fingerprints were not on the knife?” Is this a proper question?
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Who can testify whether the defendant in a murder case committed the murder?
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Which is a proper “Anchor Question” on DX?
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