Materials in Trial Advocacy: Problems and Cases

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Aspen Law & Business, 2002 - Law - 1085 pages
To facilitate your students' transition from the classroom to the courtroom, use the new edition of the book that has prepared thousands of lawyers for their in court -- Materials in Trial Advocacy. This effective and widely used book presents problems organized to parallel the stages of a trial that contains case files for bench or jury trials. It is the companion problem book for Mauet's newly revised Trial Techniques, Sixth Edition.
The book help students gain confidences as they gain experience:
the authors divide trial techniques into three levels; the essentials, the process developing trial strategy, and complete trials
coverage of high-interest areas enlivens study
each chapter contains a mix of civil and criminal problems of increasing complexity
materials are based on actual cases from the authors' experience as trial lawyers and judges
carefully crafted problems are short, self-contained, and emphasized specific skills
eleven civil and criminal case files appear in the final chapter
Look for this important new context in the Fifth Edition:
a CD-ROM containing the exhibits, statements, and transcripts of each case file in Chapter 9.
new problems in the areas of impeachment and cross-examination
a new case file, U.S. v. Manning, which can be tried as a civil or criminal fraud
modifications of some case files, including State v. Hudson, now a single-defendant trial, and the newly restructured Minor v. Mid-American, now a comparative fault trial

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Mauet is Director of Trial Advocacy and Milton O. Riepe Professor of Law at the University of Arizona.

Wolfson, Justice of the Appellate Court of Illinois and Adjunct Professor of Law Chicago-Kent College of Law.

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