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Motion in Limine We Use

Here is a Motion in Limine on multiple subjects that works for us, and is filed often:   FIRST MOTION IN LIMINE Plaintiff files this Motion in Limine and moves this Court for an Order prohibiting counsel for the Defense from making any comment, directly or indirectly, in any manner whatsoever, concerning any of the matters set forth: 1.APPROACH THE BENCH: Plaintiff requests that Defense counsel first approach the Bench and obtain a ruling of the Court outside the presence and hearing of all prospective jurors, or jurors ultimately selected in this case, in regard to any alleged theory of …

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The 7th Amendment – One of the Most Important – and Most Forgotten Amendments in our Bill of Rights

Here’s a conversation starter at your next social gathering: “Which Constitutional Amendment best protects the rights of the average citizen?”  You’ll probably hear lots of Firsts, (Freedoms of Speech, Press, Religion, Assembly) Seconds (Right to Bear Arms) and Fifths, (Due Process/ right against self-incrimination) and some smart aleck will probably throw in a 21st, (Repeal of Prohibition) but what about the Seventh? The Seventh Amendment is a very short, plainly worded Amendment which simply says: “In Suits at common law, where the value in controversy shall exceed twenty dollars, the right of trial by jury shall be preserved, and no …

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