2018 Trial Academy Materials

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

Pre-Meeting Materials:

Trial Academy Student Schedule

Student Assignments 2018

Trial Academy Faculty and Student Groups

Using the Internet on Campus

Stanford Summer Resources - Summer 2018

Munger Front Desk Flyer

Area Restaurant Guide

Campus Map

Munger Graduate Residence Map

Taxi Information


Post-Meeting Materials:

2018 Trial Academy CLE Certificate with Instructions

Final Speech - "Exceptional"

Refreshing Recollection; Admitting Exhibits; Proper Impeachment

Presenting to Win: Using Technology to Make You a Superior Trial Advocate Presentation by Quentin F. Urquhart, Jr.

Silent Advocacy: Practical Points for the Trial Attorney Presentation by Chilton Davis Varner

Admitting Exhibits by Molly Benedict

Cross-Examination and Impeachment by Paul Kelly

Cross-Examination by Heather Devine

Direct Examination by Michael Crim

Direct Examination of Company Witness by James Seigfried and Asim Desai

Engineering - Direct - Cross - Part 1, Part 2, Part 3

Objectives - Direct and Cross of Neurologist

Objectives - Closing Argument by JT Wilson and Ed Sledge

Refreshing Recollection by Asim Desai

Refreshing Recollection by Chris Berdy


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