Monthly Archives: May 2014

CROSS-EXAMINATION: Judicial Checklist For Use In Mentoring Attorneys (14-08)

CROSS EXAMINATION: Most lawyers do a good job in their opening statements, direct examinations, and closing argument, but never learn the art of cross-examination. Cross-examination has been called the ultimate test of the litigator’s skill. Judges, because of their training and experience, are in a unique position to mentor and guide young trial attorneys in many aspects of effective trial advocacy.

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Pendleton Update 14-8

 

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BAIL HEARINGS IN FELONY STRANGULATION CASES: 7 MEDICAL-LEGAL FACTS EVERY JUDGE SHOULD KNOW (14-07)

QUESTION: When making bail decisions in Felony Strangulation cases, what seven (7) well-established medical-legal facts should every judge (and attorney) be aware of?

I  have attached two separate updates on this issue. The first one listed below is specific to Minnesota. The second one listed below is intended more for a national audience.

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Pendleton Update 14-7 (Minnesota)

Pendleton Update 14-7 (National)