Section Newsletter Articles on Cross-Examination

Time is of the essence, or is it? By John B. Kincaid Civil Practice and Procedure, October 2009 Two recent Rule 23 Orders decided by separate panels of the Second District Appellate Court appear to conflict as to whether a court can limit the cross-examination of a witness or the submission of evidence which supports the litigant’s case.
Cross examination of opinion witness with facts and data not relied upon By Robert H. Hanaford Civil Practice and Procedure, December 2006 Testimony from expert witnesses frequently involves the use of facts and data not in evidence and not relied upon by the witness.