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Anatomy of Cross-Examination: 67 Principles Every Trial Lawyer Needs to Know to Win the Case Leonard Davies

Anatomy of Cross-Examination: 67 Principles Every Trial Lawyer Needs to Know to Win the Case

Leonard Davies

Published May 15th 2010
ISBN : 9781572487864
Paperback
384 pages
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Cross-examination is the most exciting and anxiety-provoking time in every trial. This book is a practical guide that provides an analytical explanation of successful cross-examination that should greatly alleviate many new lawyers anxiety.MoreCross-examination is the most exciting and anxiety-provoking time in every trial. This book is a practical guide that provides an analytical explanation of successful cross-examination that should greatly alleviate many new lawyers anxiety.Cross-examination is more than simply questioning a witness. It should be used to persuade the jury and obtain evidence for your final argument. However, this is not as easy as it sounds. This is a difficult skill that must be learned by all successful litigators.This book offers 67 principles that every trial lawyer needs to know, including: Closing arguments should be formulated at the beginning of the case (not at the end) Know what you seek to accomplish in your cross-examination Respond to a harmful answer by immediately asking another question Cross-examination should not be conducted from written questions Every witness should be damaged or neutralized on cross-examinationEvery trial lawyer, both novice and expert, will need this essential work. - E. Donald Shapiro, former Dean and Joseph Distinguished Professor of Law at New York Law School