Going to Trial: A Step-by-step Guide to Trial Practice and Procedure

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American Bar Association, 1999 - Law - 298 pages
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A guide to understanding and mastering the courtroom process, with advice on presenting a logical, organized and winning case. Gathering expertise from over a dozen practising attorneys, it covers each step in the trial procedure. The diskette contains numerous sample documents.
 

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Contents

Initial Interview and Opening the File
3
Core Documents
33
Technology in Trial Practice
43
Investigation
61
Preliminary Procedural Matters and Filing Suit
77
Pretrial Discovery
91
Motion Practice
113
Settlement
119
Opening Statement
181
Direct Examination
197
CrossExamination
237
Rebuttal and PostTrial Motions
263
Jury
271
Closing Argument
275
About the Editor
281
About the Contributors
283

Trial Preparation
139
Voir Dire and Jury Selection
165

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