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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 - Sinclair on Federal Civil Practice
Trial Handbook (Fall 2017 Edition) - Trial Handbook (Spring 2017 Edition)
Treatise Chapters  Treatise Chapters Presumptions in Civil Cases - Trial Handbook (Fall 2017 Edition), Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Relevance and Its Limits - Trial Handbook (Fall 2017 Edition), Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Privileges - Trial Handbook (Fall 2017 Edition), Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Closing Argument - Trial Handbook (Fall 2017 Edition), Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Witnesses - Trial Handbook (Fall 2017 Edition), Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Presentation of Proof - Trial Handbook (Fall 2017 Edition), Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Index - Trial Handbook (Fall 2017 Edition), Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Authentication and Identification - Trial Handbook (Fall 2017 Edition), Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Jury Instructions - Trial Handbook (Fall 2017 Edition), Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Opinions and Expert Testimony - Trial Handbook (Fall 2017 Edition), Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Evidence Guide: Federal Rules of Evidence at a Glance - Trial Handbook (Fall 2017 Edition), Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Case Authority - Trial Handbook (Fall 2017 Edition), Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Judicial Notice - Trial Handbook (Fall 2017 Edition), Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Contents of Writings, Recordings, and Photographs - Trial Handbook (Fall 2017 Edition), Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Opening Statements - Trial Handbook (Fall 2017 Edition), Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Trial and Post-Trial Motions - Trial Handbook (Fall 2017 Edition), Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Hearsay - Trial Handbook (Fall 2017 Edition), Wednesday, September 20, 2017
General Provisions and Miscellaneous Rules - Trial Handbook (Fall 2017 Edition), Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Jury Selection - Trial Handbook (Fall 2017 Edition), Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Final Preparation for Trial - Trial Handbook (Fall 2017 Edition), Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Preface - Trial Handbook (Fall 2017 Edition), Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Table of Contents - Trial Handbook (Fall 2017 Edition), Wednesday, September 20, 2017
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