Listed below are some common Trial Objections from a website called “MD Justice”.
After reading the list- please state your opinion on whether or not these objections benefit a defendant or just drag the trial on unnecessarily? You must choose one common objection from the list below and explain what the objection is used for, what phase of the trial and how it is either a good objection or an unnecessary objection. Also include which side would be most likely to use this objection. You might even give a case which supports your answer.
OBJECTIONS DURING CROSS-EXAMINATION
Beyond the scope of direct
Asked and answered
Assumes facts not in evidence
Misstatement of the record (misquoting the witness)
No good faith basis for the question
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