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I'm confused now. I asked a question specific to impeaching a witness and another expert aswered it. He said that I can ask any question I want on cross as long as it's related to the case; anything Plaintiff brought up in motions, pleading, discovery, affidavitts, etc is fair game even if it was not part of the direct.
So, there must be some distinction I'm not comprehending. Can you clarify?
let's say the quesation is relavent to the my defense, it has nothing to do with credibility of the witness herself, but the witness has information. Can I pursue it on cross if plaintiff mentioned it in the pleadings, motions, discovery, affidavitts, etc?
How about the plaintiff? Am I restricted to cross, or can I call him when presenting the defense case?
I sent 24 interrogatories and 24 admissions...he answered 25% of them as priv against self incrimination.
Do I have to put plaintiff on my witness list, or can I just call him at trial?
So, I can refute objections in a motion to compel?
I posted a question ferom your profile page and ended up with another expert, jd 1992. You might want to contact the admin and find out if hour wires are crossed with this other guy.
It worked ou, the guyh gave me good advice, but the entire time, I thought I was talking with you.
If during cross, the witness says something that is hearsay or otherwise objectionable, do I object while questioning? what's the proper action?
Sorry, I didn't word that well. If I am the one questioning the witness on cross, do I object to the witness's statement?