Professional Education

A short guide to conducting an appeal

This is a way to conduct an appeal. An appeal is a request to a higher court to rehear and review the court below’s decision (‘the original decision’). An appeal …

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Preparing Statements of Agreed Facts and Statements of Issues to be Tried

In the preparation of trials, the court orders parties, as a matter of course, to prepare a Statement of Agreed Facts (‘SAF’) and a Statement of Issues to be Tried …

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Preparing questions for examining witnesses beforehand

From the beginning of my practice, whenever I prepared for a trial, which meant the examination of witnesses, I wrote down all my questions beforehand. Whether it was an examination-in-chief …

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