Summer 2022 Course Schedule

Fact Witness Depositions  (LAW-733-001)
Cynthia Goode Works, Zol Rainey

Meets: 06:00 PM - 09:30 PM (WThSa) - Capital - Room C116

Enrolled: 5 / Limit: 14

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Meets Wednesday, June 1 and Thursday, June 2 from 6:00 pm-9:30pm and Saturday June 4 from 9:00 am-4:00 pm. Civil Procedure is a pre-requisite.


This intensive course includes short lectures and demonstrations by faculty on how to prepare for, take, and defend fact witness depositions followed by in-class depositions by students and webcast review. Students practice taking and defending depositions and receive immediate critique and feedback from the instructors. Offered during the Litigation Skills Summer Institute.

Textbooks and Other Materials

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Addison v. Peyton (3rd edition 2022) (NITA)

First Class Readings

Prior to coming to class: Watch the video clip entitled “Ethics of Witness Prep” located on the myWCL course site under the “Audio and Video” tab on the left side of the screen. Send an email by noon on Monday, May 30, to with your answers to the quiz about the case file and ethics video. Read: Addison v. Peyton (3rd edition 2022) NITA Additional Readings posted on MyWCL: • Successful First Depositions, Chapter 2, Taking a Deposition. • The Effective Deposition, Chapter 8, Questioning Techniques.


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