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CROSS-EXAMINATION – THINK BIG

No cross-examination is more ineffective than one that dwells on minutia. A cross that focuses on inconsequential matter neither builds the cross-examiner’s case nor undercuts the other side’s case. It serves no purpose. It can be tedious. And, it can damage the credibility of the cross-examiner. Henry Miller, a seasoned trial attorney put it this [...]

LAUNCHED NEW SET OF PRETRIAL AND TRIAL BOOKS AND DVDS INCLUDING CROSS-EXAMINATION HANDBOOK

Litigation Bundle with a 50% Price Savings – Call 1-800-294-6777Wolters Kluwer (Aspen) has just launched the sale of a litigation bundle of materials at a price that can’t be beat. The suite of books and DVDs covers pretrial litigation and trial from START to FINISH. And the set of materials includes Cross-Examination Handbook. The BooksThe [...]

CROSS-EXAMINATIONS IN THE EVOLUTION AND CREATIONISM TRIALS

The Scopes and Dover TrialsCross-examination Handbook delves into the Scopes trial, focusing on Clarence Darrow’s examination of adverse witness William Jennings Bryan utilizing the reduction-to-the-absurd technique to defeat him. And, some say that the ordeal contributed to Bryan’s death five days after the trial.While the 1925 Scopes trial involved the prosecution of a football coach [...]

NEW CROSS-EXAMINATION HANDBOOK

Aspen has just published Cross-Examination Handbook: Persuasion, Strategies and Techniques (416 pages) by Ronald Clark, George (Bob) Dekle and William S. Bailey. The Cross-Examination Handbook shows how to take control in cross-examination. All the essential skills and strategies you need are covered. And, the Handbook provides step-by-step instruction combined with outstanding examples from illustrious cases [...]