Litigation Academy: Direct & Cross Examination Skills

All Day Federal Building and Courthouse, One Exchange Terrace, Providence, RIRegistration Required

The Litigation Academy is pleased to announce a four-day program (November 14, 2023 - November 17, 2023) on direct and cross examination skills.  Students will learn by outside reading, live lectures, a live demonstration and hands-on in-court witness exercises.  The faculty includes federal and state court judges, experienced practitioners and professional actors.  Learn how to properly conduct direct and cross examinations, refresh recollections, object to improper questioning and get exhibits into evidence. 

The program has been approved for Rhode Island MCLE 15.5 credits including one ethics credit.

Co-sponsored by the United States District Court for the District of Rhode Island, Roger Williams University School of Law, and the Federal Bar Association, Rhode Island Chapter

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If you have any questions about the program, please feel free to contact the program chairs, Brooks Magratten (; 401-490-3422) or Professor Niki Kuckes (; 401-254-4505.)