2013 Trial Academy Materials


Congratulations on completing the 41st Annual IADC Trial Academy! Below are materials for your reference. If you have any questions, please email Amy O'Maley.

2013 Trial Academy Faculty Directory

2013 Trial Academy Participant Directory

CLE Certificate

CLE Instructions

Trial Academy Photos

Pre-Meeting Materials

Stanford Summer Resources - Summer 2013

Trial Academy Student Schedule

Student Assignments 2013

Trial Academy Faculty and Student Groups

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 Exam
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

Selected Articles on Summations

Sample Closing Arguments:


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