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I Object! A Blog on Preservation of Error

August 2016

August 3, 2016 10:00 AM | Posted by Matthew J. Conigliaro | Permalink
Imagine a trial judge is trying to move things along at a charge conference. An issue arises, trial counsel begins to voice objections, and the judge short-circuits the discussion by saying, “Your rights are saved on the issue.” Later, the trial is lost, appellate relief is needed, and a question arises about what exactly the incomplete objection preserved. read more