Speaking Objection – an (often prohibited) objection that contains more information (often in the form of argument) than needed by the judge to sustain or overrule it

speaking objection:
(1958)

1. An objection that contains more information (often in the form of argument) than needed by the judge to sustain or overrule it.  *  Many judges prohibit lawyers from using speaking objections, and sometimes even from stating the grounds for objections, because of the potential for influencing the jury.

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[1]: Black’s Law Dictionary Deluxe Tenth Edition by Henry Campbell Black, Editor in Chief Bryan A. Garner. ISBN: 978-0-314-61300-4

[2]:  Ballantine’s Law Dictionary Legal Assistant Edition
by Jack Ballantine 
(James Arthur 1871-1949).  Doctored by Jack G. Handler, J.D. © 1994 Delmar by Thomson Learning.  ISBN 0-8273-4874-6.

 

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