A treatise on American advocacy: a treatise covering succinctly the entire range of advocacy, trial tactics and legal ethics, together with the publication as an appendix hereto, of the American Bar Association's canons of professional ethics

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Central Law Journal Co., 1913 - Law - 336 pages
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Contents

IllFeeling and Personalities Between Advocates 311
49
What to do with Weak or Dangerous Points in the Line of Battle
50
Reading Up the Law of the Case
51
Preparations of Address to the Jury The Three Cardinal Requisltcs
52
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_ Redundancy of Expression in Opening Statement
56
Ornamentation and Illustration in Opening Statement Order and Arrangement of Facts in Opening Statement
57
Moderation in Opening Statement
59
Length of Opening Statement
61
CHAPTER IV
63
When and Where to Open the Attack
64
Effect of Argument in Demolishing Plaintiffs Case Use of Plaintifis Witnesses to Prove Defendants Case Force of Eloquence in Defendants Opening S...
66
Misstatements and False Representstions by Defendant Arrangement of Facts with Regard to Probabilities Proper and Artistic Arrangement of Evidence
68
Answering Exaggerated or Improbable Evidence Effect of Defendant Praising His Own Witnesses Points of Rhetoric to be Observed by Defendants ...
69
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Pursuing an Equivocal Reply of Ones Own Witness
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102
Repetition of Evidence in Chief on ReExamination
104
CHAPTER VIII
106
Right to Argue upon Antecedent Evidence
107
Accuracy and Exaggeration
108
CHAPTER IX
109
Securing Attention of Court and Jury
110
Display of SelfConfidence
111
Personal Attack on Opponent or His Colunsel
112
Order and Arrangement of the Reply
113
85 Attacking Opponents Case First _
114
Dealing with the Effect of the Testimony not the Testimony Itself
115
Importance to be Attached to the Probabilities of the Evidence _
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