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How To Use a Transcript at Trial

Have you ever seen a lawyer use a transcript at trial during cross-examination?
You haven't?
Let me tell you how it can be used at trial.

A transcript is a series of questions and answers put together into a booklet. The questions and answers are given under oath, usually at a pre-trial hearing known as a deposition or an 'examination before trial'.

The experienced trial attorney will use prior sworn testimony to show inconsistencies with what a witness is saying at trial. This can be a very powerful way to show a witness has taken a different position than the one they are now discussing.
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