Examining witnesses

Tigar, Michael E., 1941-

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  • Creator by Michael E. Tigar
  • Format Books
  • Publication Second edition. Chicago, Ill. : Section of Litigation, American Bar Association, [2003] ©2003
  • Physical Details
    • xix, 491 pages ; 24 cm
  • ISBNs 9781590312568, 1590312562
  • OCLC ocm52341617

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 477-480) and index.

Contents

  • The theory of the case : dead reckoning, gestalt, and the closing argument -- Direct examination : friendly folks -- Direct examination : neutral fact witnesses -- Direct examination : difficult attributes -- Direct examination : your client -- Demonstrative evidence and illustrative materials : say it with pictures -- Adverse examination : inviting the enemy in to dine -- Cross-examination : venial violations of the ten commandments -- Cross-examination : difficult witnesses, witnesses with difficulties -- Cross-examination : preparing your witnesses for its rigors -- Expert witness : soft subjects--choosing and presenting your expertexpert witness : soft subjects--cross-examination -- Expert witness : hard subjects--choosing and presenting your expert -- Expert witness : hard subjects--cross-examination -- Closing thoughts : dignity--yours and the witness's
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