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Many experienced attorneys believe that the claim of privilege is the only appropriate objection to a deposition question’s substance and raising any other objection risks educating examining counsel. Do you know all the possible privilege claims and how to respond when a question violates one of them?
When you want to object or argue an objection but you don’t want the jury to hear, you may want to ask the judge’s permission to approach the bench. But beware: the judge may not like it and the jury could get annoyed. (more…)