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Kent Sinclair

Kent Sinclair

University of Virginia School of Law

Charlottesville, VA, USA


Kent Sinclair is Professor of Law at the University of Virginia School of Law, where he is also Director of Lawyer Training. He is a member of the New York, California, Virginia, and federal bars and received his law degree from the University of California School of Law at Berkeley (Boalt Hall), where he was Chief Note and Comment Editor on the California Law Review. He served as law clerk to the Honorable James R. Browning on the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and was acting Chief Screening Attorney for the Circuit. Thereafter he practiced with Shearman & Sterling in New York City, specializing in complex civil litigation, largely in the federal courts. He has been Adjunct Professor of Law at Fordham University School of Law and has taught numerous courses in pretrial and trial procedure for the Practising Law Institute as well as for the Federal Judicial Center. He is the author of several law review articles, Federal Civil Practice, and the PLI pamphlet Federal Rules of Evidence at a Glance. From 1976 to 1983 he was a United States Magistrate, sitting on the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.
Kent Sinclair is associated with the following items:
Treatise  Treatise Sinclair on Federal Civil Practice (Fifth Edition) - Sinclair on Federal Civil Practice
Trial Handbook (Spring 2018) - Trial Handbook (Fall 2017 Edition)
Treatise Chapters  Treatise Chapters General Provisions and Miscellaneous Rules - Trial Handbook (Spring 2018), Friday, March 16, 2018
Preface - Trial Handbook (Spring 2018), Friday, March 16, 2018
Judicial Notice - Trial Handbook (Spring 2018), Friday, March 16, 2018
Final Preparation for Trial - Trial Handbook (Spring 2018), Friday, March 16, 2018
Presumptions in Civil Cases - Trial Handbook (Spring 2018), Friday, March 16, 2018
Jury Selection - Trial Handbook (Spring 2018), Friday, March 16, 2018
Trial and Post-Trial Motions - Trial Handbook (Spring 2018), Friday, March 16, 2018
Relevance and Its Limits - Trial Handbook (Spring 2018), Friday, March 16, 2018
Opening Statements - Trial Handbook (Spring 2018), Friday, March 16, 2018
Contents of Writings, Recordings, and Photographs - Trial Handbook (Spring 2018), Friday, March 16, 2018
Case Authority - Trial Handbook (Spring 2018), Friday, March 16, 2018
Witnesses - Trial Handbook (Spring 2018), Friday, March 16, 2018
Evidence Guide: Federal Rules of Evidence at a Glance - Trial Handbook (Spring 2018), Friday, March 16, 2018
Table of Contents - Trial Handbook (Spring 2018), Friday, March 16, 2018
Jury Instructions - Trial Handbook (Spring 2018), Friday, March 16, 2018
Authentication and Identification - Trial Handbook (Spring 2018), Friday, March 16, 2018
Index - Trial Handbook (Spring 2018), Friday, March 16, 2018
Privileges - Trial Handbook (Spring 2018), Friday, March 16, 2018
Presentation of Proof - Trial Handbook (Spring 2018), Friday, March 16, 2018
Closing Argument - Trial Handbook (Spring 2018), Friday, March 16, 2018
Hearsay - Trial Handbook (Spring 2018), Friday, March 16, 2018
Opinions and Expert Testimony - Trial Handbook (Spring 2018), Friday, March 16, 2018
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