McElhaney's Trial Notebook

Author: James W. McElhaney

Publisher: American Bar Association

ISBN: 9781590315033

Category: Law

Page: 771

View: 1230

"Trial Notebook" offers hundreds of techniques and tactics for every stage of a trial's progress in spare, lively, memorable prose. Users get strategies grounded in actual courtroom experience that will improve the effectiveness of their advocacy.

McElhaney's Litigation

Author: James W. McElhaney

Publisher: American Bar Association

ISBN: 9780897079549

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 433

View: 4624

This guide provides the reader with clear, ready-to-use techniques that will make them a better trial lawyer and sharpen their understanding of the basics. serves as a resource for questioning and selecting a jury.

Evidentiary Foundations

Author: Liz Heffernan,Edward J. Imwinkelried,Ray Ryan,Paul McDermott

Publisher: Bloomsbury Professional

ISBN: 9781845927875

Category: Law

Page: 244

View: 6058

Based on Professor Edward Imwinkelried's authoritative American text, but amended for the Irish market by Dr Liz Heffernan and Ray Ryan, Evidentiary Foundations is a unique text which analyses the law of evidence as it is applied in the courts. Evidentiary Foundations provides brief, succinct explanations of the fundamental rules of evidence and practical guidance as to their application in court. It outlines a step-by-step approach to laying the necessary foundations for the introduction of items of evidence, Through the use of hypothetical factual scenarios, this book converts substantive rules of evidence into concrete lines of questioning.

Model Witness Examinations

Author: Paul Mark Sandler,James Kenway Archibald

Publisher: American Bar Association

ISBN: 9781604429107

Category: Law

Page: 297

View: 5507

In this handbook, 70 model examinations show you how to deal effectively with practical evidentiary issues that every trial lawyer faces. The authors—experienced, highly skilled litigators—give you trial-proven, sequences of questions that translate the Rules of Evidence into examinations that will correctly prove facts—and are easily molded to your specific case. Each model starts with a description of a fact situation and is followed by the examination in Q & A format.

Environmental Law Practice

Problems and Exercises for Skills Development

Author: Jerry Linn Anderson,Dennis Daniel Hirsch,Noah Sachs,Edmund J. Tormey

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781531005313

Category: Environmental law

Page: 412

View: 7159

Problems in Trial Advocacy

Author: Donald H. Beskind,Anthony J. Bocchino

Publisher: LexisNexis

ISBN: 1601567324

Category: Law

Page: 413

View: 8529

​Problems in Trial Advocacy, 2017 Edition, provides the subject matter for realistic courtroom simulations, and many of the problems are based on actual trials—both civil and criminal. Hands-on problems cover opening statements, direct and cross examination of lay and expert witnesses, introduction of exhibits, witness impeachment, and closing arguments. Many popular NITA problems and fact patterns are included and have been updated with current date references and many new and enhanced exhibits. These concise exercises give students the opportunity to learn quickly without having to memorize a full case file of facts. A trial advocacy classic.

Litigation in Practice

Author: Curtis Karnow

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781946074041

Category: Law

Page: 190

View: 8547

Superior Court Judge Curtis Karnow's Litigation in Practice provides invaluable tips, court room strategies and helpful insights of the trial process, with a no-nonsense writing style, offering "courtroom do's and don'ts" that every new trial lawyer and student needs in understanding that "law is what happens in the courtroom." Other sections provide advanced practical guidance for settlement, case management, using case precedent, and expert testimony.

The Effective Deposition: Techniques and Strategies That Work, Fourth Edition

Author: David M. Malone,Peter T. Hoffman

Publisher: LexisNexis

ISBN: 1632814234

Category: Law

Page: N.A

View: 8232

The Effective Deposition will prepare you to successfully take, defend, and use the deposition to its greatest advantage. Advocates and law students have long relied on The Effective Deposition to get essential know-how for the most critical step in discovery. In this updated Fourth Edition, David Malone, Peter Hoffman and contributing author, Anthony J. Bocchino, again apply their expertise as attorneys and educators to bring you critical information and insight. They explain new discovery rules in evidence and civil procedure, and they discuss the impact of continuing technological developments, including e-discovery and digital transcription, on your practice. New to this edition is a chapter dedicated to Rule 30(b)(6) organization depositions--the most powerful and efficient discovery tool available in complex litigation. This edition also provides new and expanded material on using depositions in motion practice and trial and taking and using preservation depositions. Depositions remain a critical element of your practice, regardless of whether you face trial or alternative dispute resolution. With the increasing trend toward non-trial resolutions, depositions are being used more and more in motions, negotiated settlements, mediations, arbitrations, and dismissals. Be prepared for it all with The Effective Deposition.

Pretrial Litigation in a Nutshell

Author: R. Lawrence Dessem

Publisher: West Academic


Category: Law

Page: 378

View: 7140

This Nutshell focuses on the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, covering changes that resulted from major amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and Federal Rules of Evidence that became effective on December 1, 2000. Since state counterparts to these federal rules have been adopted in a majority of jurisdictions, the pretrial skills considered in this text are essential in both state and federal practice. Coverage includes client interviewing, attorney-client relationship, pretrial planning and investigation, the complaint, responses, discovery, interrogatories, depositions, production requests, examination, and admissions. Also explores judicial intervention into the discovery process, pretrial motion practice, and judgments.

Effective Deposition

Techniques and Strategies that Work

Author: David M. Malone,Peter T. Hoffman,Anthony J. Bocchino

Publisher: Ntl Inst for Trial Advocacy

ISBN: 9781601560476

Category: Depositions

Page: 417

View: 3106

Dynamics of Trial Practice, Problems and Materials

Author: Ronald Carlson,Edward Imwinkelried

Publisher: West Academic Publishing

ISBN: 9781683281054


Page: 1090

View: 1263

This trial practice book devotes an entire chapter to the concept of strategic case evaluation and integrates that concept into the discussion of every stage of the case. The text contains a large number of casefiles. In addition to the workplace sexual harassment, elder abuse, Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy, and civil rights/jail suicide contained in the fourth edition, the fifth edition includes new casefiles for a burglary prosecution, a dispute over the ownership of a dating website, and a homicide resulting from an encounter between a private citizen and a police officer. Each chapter now includes a PREVIEW and a REMINDER as pedagogic aids. At the beginning of each chapter, the PREVIEW alerts the students to the most important and challenging material in the chapter. Near the end of the chapter, the REMINDER poses questions to the students to enable them to determine whether they have grasped the key material in the chapter.

Just Briefs

Author: Laurel Currie Oates,Anne Enquist,Connie Krontz

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law and Business

ISBN: 9781454805540

Category: Law

Page: 284

View: 8409

From the distinguished authors of the popular Legal Writing Handbook, Fourth Edition, comes this clear and focused treatment of briefs, in the authors'effective step-by-step writing style. Developed from the coverage on briefs from the authors' successful Legal Writing Handbook, this text includes: focused coverage on how to write briefs helpful examples of trial and appellate briefs how to present an effective oral argument straightforward, step-by-step exposition Designed to complement any comprehensive legal writing coursebook, Just Briefs, Second Edition, provides clear and focused coverage of the writing techniques unique to creating effective briefs.

The Army lawyer

Author: Judge Advocate General's School (United States. Army),United States. Dept. of the Army

Publisher: N.A


Category: Courts-martial and courts of inquiry

Page: N.A

View: 6632