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CROSS-EXAMINATION AND THE ART OF WAR – PART 3

9 Principles of War Guide a Winning Cross-Examination This is the third and last in a series of articles (go here for part one and here for part two) on the principles of war as described in Art of War by Sun Tzu and how those same principles apply to the cross-examination of a witness. [...]

CROSS-EXAMINATION AND THE ART OF WAR – PART 2

Principles of War Guide a Winning Cross-Examination This is the second in a series on the principles of war as described in Art of War by Sun Tzu and how those same principles apply to the cross-examination of a witness. The three principles explored here are maneuver, economy of force and security. MANEUVER: “Place the [...]

CROSS-EXAMINATION AND THE ART OF WAR

Principles of War Guide a Winning Cross-Examination Starting sometime in the seventies it became fashionable for businessmen to read The Art of War by Sun Tzu and A Book of Five Rings by Miyamoto Musashi. Executives allegedly found the ancient Oriental precepts of waging war applicable to the dog-eat-dog business world. It may be chic [...]