“Case of Incipient Verbal Diarrhea”

Witness depositions are often very dry affairs.  A lot of mundane questions about subtle details that may or may not make a difference at trial- they are often used for discovering information, gaining admissions, and testing theories. 

But sometimes they get very animated. For  an amusing look at one such deposition, take a look at this one in Texas. (We watched this recently at a NITA deposition training- it is quite an entertaining look at an example of "depositions gone wild":

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3y6lVK9bOTM

(By the way, the witness is right, sometimes we lawyers DO get a "case of insipient verbal diarrhea". . .)

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One Response to “Case of Incipient Verbal Diarrhea”

  1. john f. says:

    I love that video. But believe me, not all depositions are that interesting. Most are completely professional, much to the chagrin of many a bored lawyer. Although this particular depo does play into the public’s common perception of lawyers.

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