What is a motion in limine?
A motion in limine is a motion brought prior to the start of a trial that asks the judge to rule on the admissibility of evidence to be used at trial. For example, one party could submit a motion in limine to exclude a witness proffered by the opposing side on the basis that her testimony is hearsay.
A motion in limine is a motion done before trial, or before evidence. It literally means "at the threshold." For example: Say I have a case where I know the other side is going to try and introduce evidence that my client was, say, drunk, when the accident happened. However, the accident happened because the tire blew, not because my client was drunk. I will file a motion in limine (before the other side attempts…
Yes. The photos could be inflammatory and prejudice the jury against the defense. I would object and move the court to have the pictures kept out of the jury's sight. After a bench conference or motion in limine stating that the pictures are graphic depictions of ??? no probative value and confusing the issues at hand not to mention prejudicing the defense and denying the defendant a fair trial. See: The Federal Rules of Evidence