Back to Basics!
When Tiger Woods practices his swing thousands and thousands of times, he's getting back to basics. When you as a court reporter take one of our court reporting quizzes, you're getting back to basics.
We just created a brand new quiz entitled, Deposition Basics. What's the purpose of the admonition? What is a stipulation? What do you do if … ??? Here is a sample list of the quiz questions. Check these out and then test your knowledge. Have fun!
- When can the court reporter interrupt the deposition?
- If the witness responds with a positive Uh-huh, you as the court reporter should write --
- If the witness responds with a negative Huh-uh, you as the court reporter should write --
- When in doubt about when to go off the record, you should --
- You may go off the record when --
- If one of the attorneys wants to go off the record but not everyone seems to agree, you must --
- If the attorney who hired you wants to go off the record but the opposing counsel disagree, you must --
- What are some common deposition objections?
- If a witness is speaking too softly, you may --
- When people speak too quickly during a deposition, you may --
- The football time out signal is a great way to indicate you need a break
- A great way to interrupt a deposition is to verbally repeat the last few words spoken
- If two people attempt to speak at the same time, you should --
- If an attorney reads from his/her own documents at a rapid pace and the documents are not going to be entered as exhibits, you may --
- When dealing with exhibits, it is important to ask --
- It is your job to keep track of the exhibits. If an attorney borrows an exhibit that has been marked for the record --
- When reading back the record, it is important to --
- It is a good idea to always be aware of what is going on in the proceeding
Friday, December 28, 2007