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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 (Fall 2018) - Trial Handbook (Spring 2018)
Treatise Chapters  Treatise Chapters Witnesses - Trial Handbook (Fall 2018), Thursday, September 13, 2018
Table of Contents - Trial Handbook (Fall 2018), Thursday, September 13, 2018
Opinions and Expert Testimony - Trial Handbook (Fall 2018), Thursday, September 13, 2018
Preface - Trial Handbook (Fall 2018), Thursday, September 13, 2018
Judicial Notice - Trial Handbook (Fall 2018), Thursday, September 13, 2018
Hearsay - Trial Handbook (Fall 2018), Thursday, September 13, 2018
Final Preparation for Trial - Trial Handbook (Fall 2018), Thursday, September 13, 2018
Presumptions in Civil Cases - Trial Handbook (Fall 2018), Thursday, September 13, 2018
Authentication and Identification - Trial Handbook (Fall 2018), Thursday, September 13, 2018
Jury Selection - Trial Handbook (Fall 2018), Thursday, September 13, 2018
Index - Trial Handbook (Fall 2018), Thursday, September 13, 2018
Relevance and Its Limits - Trial Handbook (Fall 2018), Thursday, September 13, 2018
Jury Instructions - Trial Handbook (Fall 2018), Thursday, September 13, 2018
Contents of Writings, Recordings, and Photographs - Trial Handbook (Fall 2018), Thursday, September 13, 2018
Opening Statements - Trial Handbook (Fall 2018), Thursday, September 13, 2018
Case Authority - Trial Handbook (Fall 2018), Thursday, September 13, 2018
Privileges - Trial Handbook (Fall 2018), Thursday, September 13, 2018
General Provisions and Miscellaneous Rules - Trial Handbook (Fall 2018), Thursday, September 13, 2018
Trial and Post-Trial Motions - Trial Handbook (Fall 2018), Thursday, September 13, 2018
Closing Argument - Trial Handbook (Fall 2018), Thursday, September 13, 2018
Evidence Guide: Federal Rules of Evidence at a Glance - Trial Handbook (Fall 2018), Thursday, September 13, 2018
Presentation of Proof - Trial Handbook (Fall 2018), Thursday, September 13, 2018
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