Trial advocacy : planning, analysis, and strategy / Marilyn J. Berger (Professor Emeritus of Law, Seattle University School of Law); John B. Mitchell (Professor Emeritus of Law, Seattle University School of Law); Ronald H. Clark (Distinguished Practitioner in Residence, Seattle University School of Law).

"A book on trial advocacy involving the planning, analysis, and strategy of trial advocacy for law students"--

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Bibliographic Details
Uniform Title:Aspen coursebook series.
Main Authors: Berger, Marilyn J. (Author)
Mitchell, John B. (John Barry), 1944- (Author)
Clark, Ronald H. (Author)
Language:English
Published: Frederick, MD : Aspen Publishing, [2023]
Edition:Fifth edition.
Series:Aspen coursebook series.
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Physical Description:xxvii, 588 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Format: Book
Contents:
  • The message : case theory and theme development
  • The messenger and the media : the art of persuasion
  • Jury selection : a two-way exchange
  • Opening statement : storytelling
  • Making and meeting objections : mini-motions
  • Exhibits : planning, introducing exhibits, and laying evidentiary foundations
  • The visual trial : electronic visuals and today's technology
  • Direct examination : evidentiary foundations for testimony
  • Cross-examination : concession-seeking and impeachment
  • Experts : yours and theirs
  • Jury instructions : the jury's law
  • Closing argument : the art of argument
  • Trial preparation and case management : ready for trial
  • Cases and assignments : experiential learning.