Sather: Confirms this was a new examining format
Sather: Said oral exams after 1st year were an experiment, high stress. Typically would have used written exam
Sather: "It is up to the students to be prepared" for the exam
Sather: Says students expected to spend a lot of time studying, maybe even visit professors for help
Sather: "PdD means you are able to do research on your own without guidance" so initiative is important
@Nadine: Disrespectful name for Brady that I would like to do away with please
Sather: "it was as though he may not be fully engaged with the process" "Either he was so nervous that he was behaving this way, and that happens, or he just didnt care"
Sather: "I described it at somewhat detached"
Brauchler asks if defendant was detached from reality, question jury has asked. Sather says no, says he meant "socially detached"
Sather: Says staff tries to hide their concern from the students. Students don't leave with information about how they've done.
Sather: It is common for students to drop out after the exams
Sather: Committee decided defendant's exam was failed
Sather: Reported to Suk that the defendant had not passed.
@RickS: We've noticed that certain attorneys have areas of expertise
Sather: Defendant was dressed normally, no hygiene issues
@Sue: end of that 1st year
- Cross-examination starts
No more questions from DA. Higgs to cross examine
Higgs asks to see the schedule exhibit again
Sather: Says he made guest lecture in another class defendant took, but doesn't remember seeing him there.
Withdrawal from the program was after the June 7 exam