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3 11, 2011

4TH COMMANDMENT OF CROSS-EXAMINATION

By |November 3rd, 2011|Books on Cross, F. Lee Bailey, Francis Wellman, Irving Younger|1 Comment

Be Prepared. Do Not Ask a Question to Which You Do Not Know the Answer.THE 4TH COMMANDMENTIrving Younger promulgated the 10 Commandments of cross-examination, and those commandments have guided cross-examiners for decades. But, do they make sense? Should they be Commandments or merely Guidelines? Let’s examine the 4th Commandment: Be prepared. Do not ask a [...]

1 06, 2011

F. LEE BAILEY’S POINTERS ON CROSS-EXAMINATION

By |June 1st, 2011|Contradiction Technique of Cross-Examination, F. Lee Bailey, O.J. Simpson, Tips on Cross|0 Comments

The Importance of Eye Contact, Pacing and the Contradiction TechniqueWhatever else you otherwise think of F. Lee Bailey, he was a master of cross-examination. In Cross-Examination Handbook, we use his impeachment of Detective Mark Furhman as an illustration of the Contradiction Technique. Watch the video at the bottom of this page to see Bailey at [...]

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