Materials in trial advocacy: problems and cases

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Little, Brown, 1981 - Law - 390 pages
Mauet & Wolfson's popular problems book is the perfect accompaniment to any trial practice text. With a unique three-level organization new to this edition, MATERIALS IN TRIAL ADVOCACY illustrates & demonstrates the elements of courtroom success. The authors divide trial techniques into three main levels: At the introductory level, discrete, or single-witness, problems demonstrate the essentials. Next, students get acquainted with the process of developing trial strategy & theory. This intermediate level is new to this edition. The third level consists of complete trials, through which students have an opportunity to put all the pieces together in a trial setting. The new chapter presents 10 two-witness problems which allow students to: view an entire trial formulate strategies for direct & cross examination develop a consistent & workable theory of the case Instructors gain increased flexibility in teaching method because the problems are evenly divided between five civil & five criminal cases. MATERIALS IN TRIAL ADVOCACY, Fourth Edition, covers high-interest practice areas, such as: employment discrimination/wrongful termination false arrest/defamation federal criminal mail fraud/false statements Topics include: jury selection opening & closing statements direct & cross examination impeachment & rehabilitation experts & exhibits To sharpen your students' trial advocacy skills, use the book that has been proven effective by your colleagues nationwide; Mauet & Wolfson's MATERIALS IN TRIAL ADVOCACY.

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