27 ABA Journal Advocacy articles.
Do you have some purpose in mind in your persistent questioning? Are your questions a tactical gambit with a strategic goal you can articulate, at least to yourself, and hopefully it becomes apparent to others? Or are you just belaboring the obvious?
Sep 1, 2017 1:45 AM CDT
Psychatrists or psychologists are among the toughest witnesses to challenge because their testimony can have elements of hearsay as well as subjectivity.
Jul 1, 2017 1:30 AM CDT
Most of us know the elements of an effective opening statement: Tell a good story, weaving the evidence with themes that will resonate with the jurors’ common sense and life experiences. But what’s the best way to do that? Bang the table or shoot the breeze? Attack immediately or hold your fire? Most important, how can you connect with the jury—a panel of strangers who can’t talk back but who will determine the fate of your case?
Mar 1, 2017 3:30 AM CST
Read what the most renowned trial lawyers in the United States say are their secrets to a great opening.
Feb 1, 2017 2:20 AM CST
Law schools don’t have classes in body language, and a surprising number of trial lawyers never learn this lesson.
Dec 1, 2016 2:40 AM CST
Dec 1, 2015 2:40 AM CST
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