Monthly Archives: April 2010

Rule 15 Type Questions to Finalize Divorce Proceedings (10-09)

QUESTION: WHAT ADDITIONAL INQUIRIES SHOULD THE COURT MAKE, WHEN DIVORCING PARTIES APPEAR IN COURT TO PUT THEIR FINAL AGREEMENT ON THE RECORD, TO PROTECT AGAINST EITHER PARTY SUBSEQUENTLY ASKING TO REOPEN THE CASE?

CLICK ON LINK BELOW TO READ MORE

Pendleton10.09-Rule_15_Type_Questions_to_Finalize_Divorce_Proceedings

Advertisements

Determining Admissibility of Hearsay – Crawford v. Washington (10-08)

The Morning Of Trial, While Addressing Motions-In-Limine, You Are Asked To Rule On The Admissibility Of A Hearsay Statement For Use In The State’s Case In Chief. The Following Is A Seven Step Analysis The Court Should Apply In Determining Admissibility Of Any Hearsay Statement Under Crawford v. Washington, 541 U.S. 36 (2004); see State v. Cox, A08-145 March 18, 2010.

CLICK ON LINK BELOW TO READ MORE

Pendleton10.08-Determining_Admissibility_of_Hearsay-Crawford

ADMISSIBILITY OF PRE-MIRANDA SILENCE (10-07) replaced by update (11-16)

This old update was replaced by new update (11-16).

Courtroom Closure – Full or Partial Exclusion (10-06)

QUESTION: You’re in the Middle of Trial and You Get a Request to Temporarily Exclude Someone from the Court Room. What Findings Must a Judge Make Before Ordering a Full or Partial Closure of a Public Trial Including Exclusion of any Member of the Public From Any Portion of the Public Trial?

CLICK ON LINK BELOW TO READ MORE

Pendleton10.06-Courtroom_Closure-Full_or_Partial_Exclusions