Law’s Eric Chaffee examines reason for witnesses using “I don’t recall” in trials

Ivanka Trump testimony: Why ‘I don’t recall’ is a common legal strategy
BBC NewsEric Chaffee, the Peter M. Gerhart Distinguished Research Scholar and associate director of the Center for Business Law, said witness testimony that includes the phrase “I don’t recall” is common among white-collar crime trials—including that of former President Donald Trump’s daughter Ivanka Trump in the fraud trial of his former business empire.