Reasons for a Deposition?

Answer A deposition is an out-of-court witness statement that can be used as evidence in court at a later date. A deposition involves asking and recording the question and answers between the witness and ... Read More »

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How to Cite a Deposition?

Courtroom practice dictates that any reference to court documents in a legal brief must be cited within the text. Bluebook citation style, the standard form of citation in the United States, provid... Read More »

How to Transcribe a Deposition?

A deposition is the legal record of testimony; prepared by either a court reporter or an electronic recorder. When the document is being taken down, it is coded in shorthand. With the right softwar... Read More »

What is a deposition?

Although many legal cases are decided in a courtroom, a great deal of preparation goes on outside the courtroom, before a trial begins. One essential part of legal work outside the courtroom is the... Read More »

How to Cite a Deposition Transcript?

When you are preparing an argument or trial brief, you must cite all facts stated, including those from sources such as the transcripts of depositions given in a trial. The Bluebook style manual of... Read More »