The purpose of the pretrial conference with the prosecutor is to:
review the expected testimony by you at trial.
II. ensure the prosecutor knows everything you know about the case.
III. establish cooperation with the prosecutor on all aspects of the case.
IV. corroborate the testimony of other witnesses.
I, II, and III.
I, II, IV.
I, III, and IV.
II, III, and IV.
Probably the most essential aspect of preparing to testify in court is to:
record in your notes everything you are going to say.
conduct the entire investigation with a court appearance in mind.
make sure your personal appearance in court is outstanding.
be aware of the tricks used by the defense counsel.
5. You are now on the witness stand; the defense counsel has objected to the way
in which you are replying to a question. You should:
go ahead and quickly answer the question.
wait for guidance from the prosecutor.
pause, consider the question carefully, and then answer.
wait for the court to rule on the objection.
6. The defense counsel has just asked you a question to which you do not know the
answer. You should:
wait for the prosecution to object to the question.
guess at the answer in order to confuse the defense counsel.
state that you do not know the answer to the question.
answer the question to the best of your ability.
7. While testifying, the prosecutor overlooked an important point in the case.
volunteer the information while still on the stand.
object to the manner in which you are being questioned.
raise your hand so the court will recognize your question.
inform the prosecution of the point after you have been excused.