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Effective direct & cross examination

William A. Brockett

Effective direct & cross examination

by William A. Brockett

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Published by California Continuing Education of the Bar in Berkeley, Calif .
Written in English

    Places:
  • California.
    • Subjects:
    • Examination of witnesses -- California.,
    • Cross-examination -- California.,
    • Trial practice -- California.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesEffective direct and cross examination.
      StatementWilliam A. Brockett, John W. Keker ; CEB attorney, Herbert Gross.
      ContributionsKeker, John W., Gross, Herbert, 1929-, California Continuing Education of the Bar.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKFC1040 .B76 1986
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 375 p. ;
      Number of Pages375
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2745322M
      LC Control Number86070031

      In direct examination, we lay out a detailed story to present our case. Effective direct examination can last all day as the witness paints a detailed picture of the case through your questioning. In cross-examination, our goal is simply to undermine the other side’s story or to confirm points in our story. Virtually every question you ask in. Sample Cross-Examination of Informant; Direct and Cross of Government Cooperator. Case:United States v. William Jeffers Summary: This transcript contains the direct and cross of a government cooperator in a federal case where the defendant is alleged to have taken part in a scam to steal fuel from the US Army in Iraq. The witness was the.

      Such a cross-examination may not appear to be a dramatic exercise at all, but will be no less effective. In other cases, you inch cautiously towards your ultimate goal. There I have in mind the cross-examination ofexpert witnesses, where putting a bald proposition too early can have devastating consequences. The fourth rule is probably the best. Christine Funk [email protected] How to Present and Challenge Scientific Evidence at Trial: Effective Direct and Cross-Examination of Scientific Experts.

        The art of examinations-in-chief (and more) If you read a transcript like that then, in my respectful opinion, the direct examination has not been properly carried out. One should never lose control of a witness, and dictating the pace of the evidence is crucial depending on the ability of the judge or arbitrator either to electronically or Author: Heather Gardiner. examination. However, as noted above, cross examination is not as important as direct and the advocate who expects to score big points during cross examination instead of direct will be lucky to survive directed verdict. Effective cross-examination, like effective direct examination, is 10% inspiration and 90% perspiration. A. PREPARATION.


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Evidence: Tips for Effective Direct and Cross Examination 1 hour MCLE Credit Presenting your client’s side of the story through direct examination is a crucial skill for all litigators.

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Effective cross-examination is a science with established guidelines, identifiable techniques, and definable methods. Attorneys can learn how to control the outcome with careful preparation, calculated strategy, effective skills, and a disciplined by: 6. Organize.

Do not necessarily follow the order of opposing counsel’s direct examination of the witness. Use principals of primacy and recency. What the jury hears first and last are most memorable.

Utilize the Two Types of Cross-Examination, as Appropriate. There are two types of cross-examination, constructive and destructive. Cross examination is the litigator’s greatest weapon, but properly playing the game requires knowledge of the rules and maximum preparation.

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CROSS-EXAMINATION. Cross examination is where you get to question the other side’s witness. Cross examination takes place immediately after direct examination, and is conducted from behind counsel table, or from the podium. There are two basic purposes of cross-examinations: 1.

Eliciting Favorable Testimony. This involves getting their. examination. However, as noted above, cross-examination is not as important as direct examination, and the advocate who expects to score big points during cross-examination instead of direct will be lucky to survive directed verdict.

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The scope of cross-examination is intentionally broad. Rule (b) allows cross-examination “on any matter relevant to any issue in the case, including credibility.” The North Carolina courts have consistently held that cross-examination may serve four purposes: to expand on the details offered on direct examination; to develop new or.

Go beyond the basics with these 5 proven cross-examination tips, excerpted from our book Texas Criminal Lawyer’s Handbook: 1. Resist beginning cross with an attack on the witness’s final answers on direct.

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