Q: How do I mark exhibit tabs?

A simple yet interesting question because San Diego Superior Court Rule 1.4.2 does not go into the fine details on how to mark your exhibit tabs.

Luckily, here at the law library we have a practice treatise that tells you exactly how to mark your exhibits. The CEB Action Guide:  Laying a Foundation to Introduce Evidence (Preparing and Using Evidence at Trial), Step 15 and the California Judges Benchbook: Civil Proceedings: Trial, Chapter 7, both detail how to mark your exhibits.

Our resources take a lot of the guesswork out of what to do to prepare for trial. The practice treatises also offer practical tips. For example, the CEB Action Guide recommends checking with the court clerk for any special requirements for marking exhibits.

So whether you are marking exhibits or trying to figure what your next step should be in trial, we invite you to come down to the law library and challenge our librarians to find the information for you.