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California Paralegal Manual: Civil Trials and Evidence, 2019 ed. (The Rutter Group Paralegal Series)

Product details:

Format: Book - softbound
Brand: The Rutter Group
Copyright: 2019
Service #: 41089802
Sub #: 41089801
Publication frequency: Updated annually
Update method: Replacement Edition

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California Paralegal Manual: Civil Trials and Evidence, 2019 ed. (The Rutter Group Paralegal Series)




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California Paralegal Manual: Civil Trials and Evidence was written for California paralegals by two Los Angeles Superior Court judges who have worked extensively in legal education for judges, lawyers, and paralegals. It is a tremendous resource for legal professionals interested in the role paralegals play in civil trial and trial preparation. Topics include:

  • Trial setting
  • Pretrial documents
  • The final status conference
  • Jury selection
  • Management and deliberation
  • Evidence
  • Direct and cross-examination
  • Jury instructions
  • Verdict forms
  • The use of technology in the courtroom

This publication:

  • Gives paralegals expert guidance in handling trial preparation assignments and in-court assignments during a civil trial
  • Helps paralegals know how to best organize exhibits and present documentary evidence
  • Offers an extensive summary of the key rules of evidence to help paralegals handle in limine motions
  • Provides guidelines for preparing outlines for direct and cross-examination of witnesses
  • Gives step-by-step instructions with respect to drafting proper jury instructions in proper form for submission to the court
  • Contains numerous "paralegal pointers" explaining how paralegals can help, and what to look out for, in civil trials
  • Provides key citations to leading cases and governing statutes