The Actors’ Guide (Professors Only)
contains confidential factual material for role-playing by the students or other witnesses and attorneys who are the focus of the pretrial Assignments. For example, a student can be assigned to the role of an attorney who is objecting to testimony introduced by another student on the grounds of hearsay and physician-patient privilege. The Actors’ Guide contains instructions on how to play the assigned role.
A FEW POINTS CONCERNING THE PRETRIAL ACTORS’ GUIDE (Professors Only)
The Actors’ Guide is a companion to the criminal and civil hypothetical cases for State v. Samuel Griffith and Brenneman v. Griffith, which are the subject of the Assignments found in the Evidence: Skills, Strategies, and Assignments for Pretrial and Trial. The Guide consists of materials describing the witnesses and providing confidential instructions for student attorneys. The Actors’ Guide materials immerse students in role plays which are realistic in detail, yet crafted to raise specific issues appropriate to the skill which is being performed.
SUMMARY OF WITNESS INFORMATION FOR TRIAL.
The Summary of Witness Information section summarizes what the witnesses will say for each Assignment. GENERAL WITNESS INSTRUCTIONS explain the actor’s general responsibilities when role-playing a witness.
ASSIGNMENT INSTRUCTIONS provide special, confidential instructions for the person who will role play a particular Assignment.
CONFIDENTIAL WITNESS INFORMATION (CWI) instructions contain all the information an actor needs to perform a particular role-play.
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