Tuesday, December 12, 2017 | The online resource for training fire investigators

The Deposition Part 1: Format, Content, and Preparation

Desktop Requirements
Adobe Flash Player 10.0 or later, Adobe Acrobat Reader 6.0 or later

Mobile / Tablet Users:
Now Compatible
Credit Hours: 3
One of the legal proceedings that may require the fire investigator to testify is a deposition. Depositions are often related to civil proceedings, but more and more jurisdictions are using them in criminal cases. The setting of and attendees in the deposition differs from those of a courtroom hearing or trial. However, the deposition is testimony, just as if you were in a courtroom.This module introduces the fire investigator to the elements of a deposition and discusses the various lines of questioning typically pursued during the proceeding.The module concludes with a brief discussion of how a fire investigator should prepare for the deposition.

This module is the first in a two-part series on depositions. It is recommended that the user take this module first, then take "The Deposition Part 2: Questioning Tactics and Effective Responses."
You Must Be Signed In To View This Program
I am aware that podcasts are available to listen online and from the Apple store.

Poll
I am aware that podcasts are available to listen online and from the Apple store.