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Cross Examination Practice and Procedure

J. L. Glissan

Cross Examination Practice and Procedure

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Published by Lexis Law Publishing (Va) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Trial Practice,
  • Legal Reference / Law Profession

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages248
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10183193M
    ISBN 100409308153
    ISBN 109780409308150
    OCLC/WorldCa23966785

    For example, if you're cross examining a doctor who is serving as an expert witness, figure out how it will help your defense if you show the person to be in some way unreliable. Cross-Examination Q. He dazzled the profession with a series of taped talks on trial procedure—emphasizing cross-examination—based on lectures given to his Cornell law students. When you find something you can use, craft questions that will make the inconsistencies apparent to the jury and judge during the cross examination. Second, evasive professional witnesses trying to support a position can sometimes be shaken when confronted with minor inconsistencies. If he declines to discuss the case with you, cross-examine him on that refusal and, thereby, call into question his impartiality.

    At times, cross-examining counsel may attempt to anger the expert witness and make him lose his temper. As is to be expected in an anthology of this sort, there is considerable overlap among some chapters—and conflicting opinions, as well—which I find very instructive. Write out the questions in one column and the answers you want to receive in the other. The major reason this book is so valuable and so useful is that it not only explains the technique of cross-exam but, more important, places the cross in the overall structure of a trial.

    So for example a defence lawyer examining an eye-witness in a case who was told by the accused that he did the offence cannot suggest to the witness that they are mistaken as to whom they identified. Cross-Examination Q. Cross-Examination Handbook will become indispensable and give you the confidence to prepare the winning cross. They may be an accused, a victim, have a close connection to one of them, or they may have some external interests that are met by not giving a fair and careful recitation of their recollection. When I first brought the book home a few weeks ago, my wife, a member of the litigation department of a large law firm, was preparing for her first trial in many years.


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Cross Examination Practice and Procedure by J. L. Glissan Download PDF Ebook

After counsel has availed himself of all applicable pretrial discovery proceedings he must proceed to prepare his client with great care for cross- examination by opposing counsel. That way, if the person gives an answer you didn't anticipate, you'll have evidence to the contrary.

Subscribe Now. Thoroughly punish the officer or detective for backpedaling from the truth. He reported her missing, and approximately two weeks later her decomposing body had been found in the woods a few miles from their home.

A famous medical expert once was asked if a certain result, contrary to his previously given opinion, could possibly happen.

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And SRV was required Cross Examination Practice and Procedure book submit this pump submittal five days after the execution of the contract, which they received on Oct. Do you, your wife, and your children all live together? An indefinite, equivocal answer to a positive question may allow the cross-examiner to argue that the witness's testimony supports what the witness in tended to contradict.

So for example a defence lawyer examining an eye-witness in a case who was told by the accused that he did the offence cannot suggest to the witness that they are mistaken as to whom they identified. What time did Mr. None will have graduated from medical school.

For some reason many witnesses think they are not supposed to talk Cross Examination Practice and Procedure book the attorney about their testimony before taking the stand. Factors in Attorney's Decision Counsel should consider the following points when making this crucial decision: Will the client make a good witness?

Biased Witnesses[ edit ] Biased witnesses are those who have some interest in the outcomes of the trial. That is, because none of the regular methods of showing biases or cognitive errors will work. This type of witness is generally trying to be helpful. Under these circumstances, he will not make a believable witness, will make a poor showing on the stand, and may give the jury the impression he is lying.

One glaring weakness in the upcoming case was the inability to produce the murder weapon. Subscribe To Cross-Exam Blog.

As is to be expected in an anthology of this sort, there is considerable overlap among some chapters—and conflicting opinions, as well—which I find very instructive. X come to your office on February 18? Every lawyer should refer to it before commencing a deposition or going to trial.

None will be able to compare the nystagmus they claim to have observed and attributed to alcohol to the nystagmus your client had on any other occasion. If he declines to discuss the case with you, cross-examine him on that refusal and, thereby, call into question his impartiality.

The book also includes multiple checklists that are extremely helpful to the practitioner. Ask about significant and unforgettable matters.Sep 08,  · THE L.I.E.

Important Legal Techniques: Preparing a Witness for Cross

PROCEDURE FOR CROSS-EXAMINATION and the defendant did not do nearly as well on the real cross as his counterpart had done on the practice cross-examinations. "This (Cross-Examination Handbook) is a law book written by actual attorneys who have practiced law. [No offense meant to the purely academic writers].Author: Ronald H.

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Aug 30,  · How to Cross Examine. During a trial, your cross examination of the opposing counsel's witness is an opportunity to make him Cross Examination Practice and Procedure book her appear unreliable. Successful cross examinations capture the attention of the jury and judge and expose the.

The art of cross-examination. Irving Younger. American Bar Association, Section of Litigation, - Law - 32 pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. Cross-examination Law / Civil Procedure Law / General Law / Trial Practice: Export Citation.Jan 24,  · If, despite preparation, a witness gives an pdf answer on cross-examination, it should be clarified on redirect examination.

Preparing Client In practically all cases, civil or criminal, the lawyer's client is the most important witness he can call to the stand.4/4().Aug 30,  · How to Cross Examine.

During a trial, your cross examination of the opposing counsel's witness is an opportunity to make him or her appear unreliable. Successful cross examinations capture the attention of the jury and judge and expose the.THE ART OF CROSS-EXAMINATION WITH THE CROSS-EXAMINATIONS OF IMPORTANT Ebook IN SOME CELEBRATED CASES BY The ebook has practically been rewritten, so important are the additions, although the first few chapters have been left very much as a result of twenty-five years’ court practice, during which time I have examined and cross.