Trial Advocacy: Planning, Analysis, and Strategy, Fifth Edition
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Trial Advocacy, Fifth Edition equips trial lawyers, students, and professors with a complete set of tools for practicing the art of trial advocacy, including explicit instructions on planning, strategy, and performance for each phase of a trial from jury selection to closing argument with illustrations of both criminal and civil trial activity.
An accompanying movie features trial demonstrations by veteran trial lawyers; a regularly updated website provides articles, supplemental materials, downloads, and links to additional resources.
New to the Fifth Edition:
Case law and rules of procedure, evidence and professional responsibility are updated to reflect the latest changes.
The COVID pandemic has had a big impact on litigation practice. The Fifth Edition tracks these developments in trial advocacy today:
Jury selection procedures and strategies for online trials
Preparing witnesses to testify online
Direct and cross-examination of witnesses online
Introducing and displaying exhibits online
Advancements in technology for creating persuasive visuals in the courtroom or online
This new edition is now available in print and on the popular CasebookConnect online platform.
This new edition keeps pace with the advancements in technology, particularly electronic visuals.&
Foundations for testimony have been added, giving the new edition comprehensive coverage of evidentiary foundations for admissibility along with illustrative transcripts of predicate questions.
Chapter 15 “The Cases and Assignments” containing 79 trial advocacy performance assignments is added to the book.
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