Archive for the ‘Issue Preservation’ Category

May 12th, 2015

“You’re protected on the record” Isn’t Enough Protection

Issue preservation, an unrelenting thorn in the side of many attorneys.  When do I object?  How specifically do I object?  Do I proffer evidence?  A trial attorney often grapples with whether to ask the court to clarify a ruling or whether to continue objecting to evidence after he or she believes the court ruled on […]

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December 16th, 2014

How do you like them apples?

by Kathleen Barnes in Issue Preservation, Practice Pointers

You have probably heard the phrase “You only get one bite at the apple.” What is so wrong with two or three bites? After all, it takes more than one bite to finish an apple. In the legal profession, the phrase “one bite at the apple,” generally means a party gets one chance to prove […]

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