Articles on Testimony

Medical testimony and the “reasonable degree of medical certainty” standard By Mark Rouleau Civil Practice and Procedure, January 2019 The meaning of "reasonable degree of medical certainty" is often misunderstood by physicians, making it extremely important to explain this legal term to a client’s treating physicians before their depositions are taken.
Video testimony: One-way, two-way, Skype, closed circuit: Let me count the ways…. By Hon. E. Kenneth Wright, Jr. Bench and Bar, November 2016 This article is the result of a New Mexico Supreme Court case involving the use of Skype in a criminal case. It will present a brief history of the use of video in criminal proceedings in Illinois and other states.
Case notes By Paul J. Cain & Angela Rollins Criminal Justice, June 2014 Summaries of the recent cases of People v. Pikes and People v. Cleary.
“Sorry, my mistake”: Correcting putative testamentary errors By Malcolm L. Morris Trusts and Estates, September 2011 Upon application of any interested person, the court may reform the terms of a will, even if unambiguous, to conform the terms to the testator’s intent if it is proved by clear and convincing evidence that both the accomplishment of the testator’s intent and the terms of the will were affected by a mistake of fact or law, whether in expression or inducement.

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