The Federal Rules of Evidence determine ____________ that courts
may rely on in rendering verdicts.
a. The facts.
b. The opinions.
c. The facts and opinions.
d. None of the above.
An expert witness who is scheduled to testify in a federal court
and who reports directly to an attorney is ____________ before the
a. Subject to discovery.
b. Not subject to discovery.
c. Subject to discovery in criminal, but not civil cases.
d. Subject to discovery in civil, but not criminal cases.
Which of the following is not an advantage of alternative
dispute resolution over traditional litigation?
a. Cost efficient.
c. Provides a clear winner.
d. Tends to build rather than destroy relationships.
You are preparing to testify in a fraud case. Your investigation showed that the defendant lied about making bank deposits in a timely manner. Immediately before your deposition, the opposing attorney threatens to sue you if you say that the defendant lied about making bank deposits in a timely manner. What should you do?
Your ethical guidelines do not permit you to express an opinion regarding the guilt of an accused fraudster. However, the fraudster confessed to you and signed a written confession. Given this, how would you respond in a deposition to an attorney who asks you if you believe that the accused is guilty?