This article examines the reading of transcribed chat-room conversations to jurors in United States v. Tragas, 727 F.3d 610 (6th Cir. 2013), and whether some reading approaches utilized by the prosecutor were impermissible theatrical performance, improper summary, or improper vouching.
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GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2014-63; GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2014-63
Saltzburg, Stephen A., Reading Transcripts (2014). 29 Crim. Just. (2014) ; GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2014-63; GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2014-63. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2663606