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2016 Trial Academy Materials

Below are meeting materials for your reference. If you have any questions, please email Amy O'Maley McGuire.

Post Meeting Materials:

CLE Certificate with Instructions

Faculty Directory

Student Directory


Pre-Meeting Materials:

Trial Academy Student Schedule

Student Assignments 2016

Trial Academy Faculty and Student Groups

Preparing Your Computer

Using the Internet on Campus

Stanford Summer Resources - Summer 2016

Area Restaurant Guide

Campus Map

Munger Graduate Residence Map

Taxi Information

Trial Problems:

Faculty Hypothetical (Product Liability – Personal Injury Case)
David Otis Wilson and Debra B. Wilson v. The Roe Chemical Company, Inc.

Student Hypothetical (Wrongful Discharge)
Gorman v. Sterling & Morgan

Student Hypothetical (Automobile Accident – Head Injury)
Hertz v. Aycup

Reference Papers:

Voir Dire: The Rejection Process
William M. Dalehite, Jr.

Opening Statement: The Art of Storytelling
Cathy Havener Greer

Direct Talk about Direct Examinations
James A. O'Neal

A Field Guide to the Care and Feeding of Experts: Direct Examanination
Daniel J. Scully, Jr.

Cross-Examination of an Expert
Joseph E. O’Neil, George J. Lavin, Jr., and Charles W. Babcock

Direct and Cross Examination of an Economist
Stephen F. McKinney

Cross-Examination of a Medical Expert
Lori G. Cohen

Closing Argument
William C. Cleveland

Preserving the Record for Appeal
Shaun McParland Baldwin

Use of Technology in the Courtroom
Robert C. Manlowe, Jenny Guidi, and Adam D. Bloomberg

Big E . . . little e: Ethics and the Trial Lawyer
Mark S. Olson

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