Trial Advocacy

Author: Marilyn J. Berger
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454849584
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Trial Advocacy: Planning, Analysis, and Strategy conveys a clear understanding of the trial process, how lawyers think, and the strategies and techniques of trial persuasion. Updated throughout, the timely Third Edition provides checklists in each chapter as a useful teaching aid. Topical coverage has been expanded to include discussion of Internet interference during trial and the use of focus groups, trial simulations, and technology in trial preparation. A leader in the field, Trial Advocacy offers: a thorough and lucid overview of the trial process balanced coverage of practice and theory informative discussion of how trial lawyers think and act how litigators use state-of-the-art technology trial persuasion strategies and techniques a thoughtful look at the ethical and legal boundaries of trial advocacy More of what's new in the Third Edition: new coverage of bench-trial advocacy a comprehensive treatment of courtroom evidence how to satisfy the judge's expectations of counsel

Pretrial Advocacy

Author: Marilyn J. Berger
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454881070
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Pretrial Advocay: Planning, Analysis, and Strategy, Fifth Edition provides an excellent conceptual and practical foundation for pretrial litigation for both teachers and students. Pretrial Advocay covers both criminal and civil pretrial practice, with a focus on federal and state litigation. Professional responsibilty and civility are emphasized through the text. Checklists of skills, techniques, and ethics, which appear in each chapter, as well as 79 assignments, designed for student role-play performances, allow for greater student comprehension. Features New complete password-protected website (aspenadvocacybooks.com) containing: Streaming videos 79 assignments for role-play skills performances, such as drafting pleadings and taking and defending a deposition Drafting demand letters and mediation briefs with a step-by-step explanation of how to draft effective demand letters and mediation bries with examples Pleadings Chapter newly revised and enhanced Up-to-date Rules changes are incorporated

Case Preparation and Presentation A Guide for Arbitration Advocates and Arbitrators

Author: Jay E. Grenig
Publisher: Juris Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 1937518191
Format: PDF, Kindle
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A Publication of the American Arbitration Association and the Scheinman Institute on Conflict Resolution, Cornell University Arbitration advocates uniformly place great emphasis on case preparation. Case Preparation and Presentation: A Guide for Arbitration Advocates and Arbitrators can be used to help prepare parties and their advocates in a wide range of arbitration cases including labor, employment and commercial arbitrations and will provide lawyers and non-lawyers alike with the focus and direction to maximize their chances of obtaining a good result in arbitration. In this book readers will find coverage on the following topics: • Developing a case theory and case theme • Commencing the arbitration process • Selecting an arbitrator and scheduling the hearing • Evaluating and presenting evidence • Preparing for the arbitration hearing • Conducting the arbitration hearing • Making and responding to objections • Examination and cross-examination of witnesses

Fundamentals of Texas Trial Practice Fourth Edition

Author: Judge Robert R. Barton
Publisher: Juris Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 1578233771
Format: PDF, Kindle
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The Fundamentals of Texas Trial Practice is comprehensive in that it covers trial preparation, making and responding to objections, jury selection, making an opening statement, conducting direct and cross-examination, impeaching and rehabilitating witnesses, offering and opposing exhibits, direct and cross-examination of expert witnesses, the court’s charge to the jury, and closing arguments. As is true of a good trial lawyer, Fundamentals of Texas Trial Practice is brief and simple. Its coverage of the subjects of trial practice is succinct, direct and clear, and focuses on the fundamentals that are essential to being an effective trial lawyer. Each chapter contains cross-references to other chapters to enable the reader to perceive the progression of a trial and integrate its various parts into a coherent whole. At the end of each chapter is an extensive bibliography to relevant parts of leading treatises on trial advocacy. In sum, the Fundamentals of Texas Trial Practice is a valuable resource for both the novice and the seasoned veteran trial lawyer alike.

Fundamentals of Texas Trial Practice 3rd Edition Includes May 2012 Cumulative Supplement

Author: Robert R. Barton
Publisher: Juris Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 1578232619
Format: PDF, Docs
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Fundamentals of Texas Trial Practice is a trial advocacy book designed for Texas practitioners. It discusses the fundamental techniques and methodologies of effectively preparing and presenting a case in accordance with the Texas Rules of Evidence and Texas civil and criminal procedure. While Fundamentals of Texas Trial Practice is intended principally to serve as a tool for beginning practitioners, experienced trial lawyers are likely to find many key insights and suggestions that will increase their effectiveness as a result of Judge Barton’s multifaceted perspective as Judge, Prosecutor, Professor and Trial Lawyer. The Fundamentals of Texas Trial Practice is comprehensive in that it covers trial preparation, making and responding to objections, jury selection, making an opening statement, conducting direct and cross-examination, impeaching and rehabilitating witnesses, offering and opposing exhibits, direct and cross-examination of expert witnesses, the court’s charge to the jury, and closing arguments. As is true of a good trial lawyer, Fundamentals of Texas Trial Practice is brief and simple. Its coverage of the subjects of trial practice is succinct, direct and clear, and focuses on the fundamentals that are essential to being an effective trial lawyer. Each chapter contains cross-references to other chapters to enable the reader to perceive the progression of a trial and integrate its various parts into a coherent whole. At the end of each chapter is an extensive bibliography to relevant parts of leading treatises on trial advocacy. In sum, the Fundamentals of Texas Trial Practice is a valuable resource for both the novice and the seasoned veteran trail lawyer alike.