By far the most thorough and detailed of the books in the field, Trial Techniques and Trials, Tenth Edition is a comprehensive yet concise handbook that covers all aspects of the trial process and provides excellent examples illustrating strategies for opening statements, jury selection, direct- and cross-examination, exhibits, objections, and more. Extensive examples are clustered into three groups: personal injury, commercial, and criminal for ease in finding particular areas of trial practice. Tom Mauet, renowned for his skills both as a writer and litigator, breaks the trial process down into its critical components for better and quicker student comprehension.
This Sixth Edition of the book is regarded as "the Bible" for both students and lawyers: Thomas A. Mauet's Trial Techniques . The long-time leading book in the field shows how to prepare for a jury trial and reviews the thought processes of a lawyer before and during each aspect of a trial. Structured to follow the stages of a trial, this powerful paperback delivers practical advice and abundant examples of the courtroom skills needed to present evidence and arguments persuasively. A winning formula for learning: a best selling-author renowned for both his litigation and his writing clear, highly engaging text that breaks the trial process into the components for easy student understanding excellent examples illustrate strategies for jury selection, opening statements, direct- and corss-examination, closing arguments, exhibits, objections, and more includes the Federal Rules of Evidence for easy reference an invaluable tool for prospective and practicing trial lawyers alike The Sixth Edition includes: new chapter on bench trials focuses on how best to present a case to the judge updated textual material on amdendments to the Federal Rules of Evidence Revision to reflect the Supreme Court's decisions since Daubert Please visit the new companion website to learn more about this book. Website: http://www.aspenlawschool.com/mauet_trialtechniques6
Release on 2020-02-02 | by Camille Abate,Kathleen Mullin
The Jury Trial
Author: Camille Abate,Kathleen Mullin
Pubpsher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Advocacy Excellence: The Jury Trial teaches students the art and science of 21st century trial advocacy through the eyes of two seasoned, tenacious, and successful female trial attorneys who bring over 60 years of combined experience to the text. With a sharp and practical focus on how the digital age has changed trial practice, students will gain the ability to successfully advocate in today’s smart courtrooms using electronically stored information, social media, and technology in all phases of trial. This text teaches classic courtroom skills with a modern and spirited tone, using examples from real trials and step-by-step practice guides along with insider tips about the strategy and execution techniques that wins trials. This clear, concise, and easy-to-understand text is organized into three distinct sections: Part I: Preparation — investigation, preliminary case analysis, developing a case theory, and merging the case theory into the actual trial Part II: Practice — techniques and advice that provide simple steps to successful jury selection, openings, direct and cross examination, impeachment, cross of special witnesses, and summation Part III: Strategy — navigating the courtroom, how to admit or oppose evidence at trial, objections, and the end game of jury deliberation. Learn the law, ethics, and strategy of trial advocacy with step-by-step instructions and useful chapter ending process guides and infographics to reinforce skills. Professors and students will benefit from: Question and answer examples in every chapter that teach how to ask strategic and purposeful questions during jury selection, depositions, pretrial hearings, direct examination, cross examination, impeachment, and the admitting or opposing of evidence. Illustrations and charts that demonstrate how to create various proof matrices, timelines, witness statement charts, transcript keys, and how to structure opening, direct, and cross examination. Feature text boxes that highlight practice tips, ethical issues, and other “beware” concerns for trial and provide explanations of “why this works” for certain skills taught in a new and modern manner. In-depth coverage of the role of social media and emojis as evidence, plus how to authenticate social media and other electronic or digital evidence at trial. Reference sheets designed for students to copy for continued use in both an academic, experiential setting and the first years of practice as a new trial lawyer.
Release on 2015-05-04 | by Ronald H. Clark,George R. Dekle Sr.,William S. Bailey
Persuasion, Strategies, and Technique
Author: Ronald H. Clark,George R. Dekle Sr.,William S. Bailey
Pubpsher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
The Cross-Examination Handbook teaches students the skills and strategies behind planning and conducting a persuasive cross-examination. This book offers step-by-step instruction and outstanding examples from illustrative trials. Two criminal and two civil case files, along with role-play assignments, give students practice actually planning and executing a cross-examination.