Pretrial Advocacy / Edition 2

Pretrial Advocacy / Edition 2

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Pretrial Advocacy / Edition 2

Thoroughly updated and revised, Pretrial Advocacy: Planning, Analysis, and Strategy, Second Edition, provides an excellent conceptual and practical foundation for pretrial litigation. With a new page design that makes it user friendly for both teachers and students, it demonstrates the realities of law practice while maintaining an emphasis on case theory.

This Newly Revised Edition:

  • DVD with video of the crime scene, deposition demonstrations, computer animations, and software slideshow
  • Checklists at the end of each chapter for easy reference and teachability
  • CD with Case Files for civil and criminal cases with realistic document
  • New Teacher's Manual, including a CD with Actors Guide (Witness materials for role-play of the Assignments)
  • Website for faculty and students: digital downloads, faculty teaching tools and discussion, articles on pretrial and trial advocacy, settlement, and links to software

New Chapters in the Second Edition:

  • Taking and Defending Depositions, with effective techniques and strategies
  • Discovery with E-Discovery emphasis
  • Creating Visuals: for pretrial, trial and settlement featuring technological innovations
  • 77 Assignments for student role-play performance and Discussion Questions featuring Daubert issues and diverse expert witness fields
  • Up-to-date ethical considerations based on the ABA Model Rules are included in the text and assignments

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780735563667
Publisher: Aspen Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 04/13/2007
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 680
Product dimensions: 1.44(w) x 10.00(h) x 7.00(d)

Table of Contents

• Entering the Advocate's World
• Formulating the Case Theory
• Developing and Managing the Case
• Forging the Attorney-Client Relationship
• Counseling the Client
• Witness Interviewing
• Strategic Pleading
• Creating a Coordinated Discovery Plan
• Taking and Defending Depositions
• Creating Visuals
• Pretrial Motion Advocacy
• Negotiating the Best Disposition
• Alternative Dispute Resolution

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