Trial Advocacy: Planning Analysis & Strategy, Third Edition / Edition 3

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Overview

Aspen Publishers proudly offers the new edition of Trial Advocacy by Berger, Mitchell, and Clark. Included with this text is the ground-breaking Trial Demonstration Movie "Freck Point Trial." In addition to being able to READ the text and SEE the movie, students and practicing lawyers can DO the work of a trial attorney with the role-play assignments in Trial Advocacy: Assignments and Case Files .

READ IT – Completely New Edition of the Premier Trial Advocacy Book

If you are a professor or trial advocacy trainer and you choose to adopt Trial Advocacy, Second Edition, you and your class will receive FREE copies* of true crime writer Ann Rule's book "A Rose for Her Grave" (which inspired the Freck Point Trial movie.) *While supplies last

Trial Advocacy: Planning, Analysis, and Strategy, Second Edition is completely revised to reflect today's criminal and civil trial practice. This book covers:

• The fundamentals of trial practice up to and through advanced trial strategies
• Trial persuasion principles
• Trial preparation, planning and strategies
• Cross-examination: methodology for constructing a persuasive examination
• Trial Motions: drafting and arguing, includes a model motion
• Jury Selection: effective techniques and how to analyze prospective jurors
• Jury Instructions: models for writing and using jury instructions
• Case Theory and Theme development
• Illustrations: homicide, white collar crime, products liability and personal injury
• State-of-the-art technology for courtroom evidence
• Courtroom positioning for the trial lawyer with illustrations and photographs
• Ethical boundaries based on the ABA Model Rules

Trial Advocacy: Planning, Analysis and Strategy is an outstanding, indispensable resource for law students and practicing trial lawyers.

SEE IT – Full-Length Trial Demonstration Movie included with the Trial Advocacy book

The axiom is that to hear is to forget but to see is to remember and to do is to understand. On a DVD that comes with the Trial Advocacy book is a 2-hour movie of the “Freck Point Trial.” This trial demonstration film provides:

• Observations by true crime writer Ann Rule
• Model trial performances by experienced trial lawyers
• Trial attorneys’ commentaries about their trial strategies
• A Movie of the Crime Scene where the civil and criminal cases arose

DO IT – New Assignments and Case Files book

Trial Advocacy: Assignments and Case Files book provides trial experience from case theory development through closing argument. The book includes:

• 84 role-play Assignments for a homicide case and a wrongful death case
• Case files for the civil and criminal case
• Checklists for trial performance
• Teacher's Manual (228 pages)
• Actors' Guide (Witness instructions for role-playing)
• The Assignments book cross-references directly to Trial Advocacy: Planning, Analysis, and Strategy

Trial Advocacy: Assignments and Case Files can be utilized as a companion to the Trial Advocacy: Planning, Analysis, and Strategy book or as a stand-alone trial performance book.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780735598164
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
  • Publication date: 7/14/2011
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 619
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Today’s Trial Lawyer: An Introduction

Chapter 2. Trial Persuasion Principles

Chapter 3. Case Theory and Theme Development

Chapter 4. Trial Motions Advocacy

Chapter 5. Making and Meeting Objections

Chapter 6. Jury Selection: Two-Way Exchange

Chapter 7. Opening Statement: Storytelling

Chapter 8. Exhibits and the Visual Trial

Chapter 9. Direct Examination: Building the Case

Chapter 10. Cross-Examination: Concession-Seeking

Chapter 11. Experts: Yours and Theirs

Chapter 12. Jury Instructions: The Jury’s Law

Chapter 13. Closing Argument: The Art of Argument

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  • Posted September 17, 2011

    Terrific Book

    In Feb. 2009, I reviewed the 2d edition of Berger, Mitchell and Clark, "Trial Advocacy, Planning, Analysis, and Strategy" 2d edition, which I highly recommended. I am pleased to again highly recommend the Third Edition which just came out in 2011 I am also pleased to recommend the companion book "Cross Examination Handbook" which also just came out in 2011 by Clark, Dekle, Sr. and Baily.
    I wish law schools utilized more texts such as these. In a nutshell, the trial advocacy book teaches you how to try cases and the cross examination book teaches you about the art-and it is an art- of cross examination.
    The trial advocacy book is described as:
    Trial Advocacy: Planning, Analysis, and Strategy conveys a clear understanding of the trial process, how lawyers think, and the strategies and techniques of trial persuasion. An accompanying DVD features trial demonstrations by veteran litigators. A regularly updated companion website provides articles, supplemental materials, downloads, and links to additional resources.
    Updated throughout, the timely Third Edition provides checklists in each chapter as a useful teaching aid. Topical coverage has been expanded to include discussion of Internet interference during trial and the use of focus groups, trial simulations, and technology in trial preparation.
    Trial Advocacy: Assignments and Case Files, a separate publication, contains 84 role-play assignments and is cross-referenced to Trial Advocacy: Planning, Analysis, and Strategy.
    Many a lawyer can benefit from reading these two books. I have one constructive thought. Both books contain virtually no cites to cases and only occassionally cite to FRE. I would have much preferred the books if they contained footnoted authority. That way, it would be easier for a lawyer to back up a position he or she may have taken.
    Mitchell H. Rubinstein

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 30, 2011

    Teaches you how to handle a trial

    This is an excellent trial advocacy textbook. Instead of a typical casebook, Professors Berger, Clark, and Mitchell offer a more practical approach, balancing practical knowledge with the theories behind advocacy. The book even goes into the most up to date methods of preparing demonstrative evidence.

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