March 23, 2017

In this chapter, Jenner & Block Partners Anton R. Valukas, Robert R. Stauffer and Christopher Tompkins explore the function of the motion in limine in modern commercial trial practice and the federal courts. The authors analyze why the motion in limine is an important tool for shaping a trial lawyer’s case and discuss the strategic and tactical factors to consider when deciding whether to file motions in limine. The chapter also analyzes the various ways motions in limine have been used and the issues affecting appeals from related rulings. The chapter is part of a larger work that offers guidance on all phases of litigation, including investigation, pleadings, motions, discovery, trials, appeals, settlement and enforcement of judgments.  

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