Product details

Publisher: 
Carswell
Practice area: 
Civil procedure
Jurisdiction: 
General
Publication date: 
2015-11-20
ISBN: 
9780779867165
Carswell

An Advocacy Primer, 4th Edition

Availability: In Stock

An Advocacy Primer, Fourth Edition provides a complete, succinct, and practical discussion of how to effectively litigate a civil or criminal matter through the trial process to appeal. With an emphasis on organization, the reader is provided with practical information on the preparation and litigation of a case, from the initial client interview, through the pre-trial process, to preparing and organizing for trial, conduct of the trial itself, and then the appeal process. At each stage, the author provides helpful tips and examples designed to build the kind of advocacy skills that lead to winning results.

The current edition includes

  • Updated and revised material and case law
  • More examples to assist in the conduct of both criminal and civil trials
  • New segments include such as use of technology, including additional material on the use of electronic trial books and a new section on the use of PowerPoint at trial
  • Discovery planning
  • Police and third-party disclosure obligations
  • Use of visual aids in closing submissions
  • Sequence of questioning

In addition to the above, the sections on the competency of child witnesses and the admissibility of expert evidence have been significantly revised.

Carswell

An Advocacy Primer, 4th Edition

Author: Lee Stuesser
Availability: In Stock

Description

An Advocacy Primer, Fourth Edition provides a complete, succinct, and practical discussion of how to effectively litigate a civil or criminal matter through the trial process to appeal. With an emphasis on organization, the reader is provided with practical information on the preparation and litigation of a case, from the initial client interview, through the pre-trial process, to preparing and organizing for trial, conduct of the trial itself, and then the appeal process. At each stage, the author provides helpful tips and examples designed to build the kind of advocacy skills that lead to winning results.

The current edition includes

  • Updated and revised material and case law
  • More examples to assist in the conduct of both criminal and civil trials
  • New segments include such as use of technology, including additional material on the use of electronic trial books and a new section on the use of PowerPoint at trial
  • Discovery planning
  • Police and third-party disclosure obligations
  • Use of visual aids in closing submissions
  • Sequence of questioning

In addition to the above, the sections on the competency of child witnesses and the admissibility of expert evidence have been significantly revised.