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Effective Advocacy

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ISBN13: 9780421566507
ISBN: 0421566507
Published: April 1996
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £24.95

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This innovative and practical step-by-step text provides guidance on the essential skills of courtroom etiquette and case conduct, including a wide range of evidential and procedural matters trainees and newly qualified lawyers encounter in the early years of practice.

The author guides the reader through a range of problem areas using ""cookbook versions"" of the main advocacy tasks, working plans which can be adapted by the advocate, and checklists for use at trials and other hearings.

  • Step-by-step guidance on: avoiding leading questions, detecting hearsay, cross-examination, objecting to evidence under PACE and making speeches
  • Glossary of terms one is likely to encounter in the lower courts
  • Comprehensive reference system for ease of use in court.

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General introduction.
Criminal trial-defence.
Criminal trial-prosecution.
Other hearings.
Questioning techniques.
Eliciting evidence without leading.
Identification of hearsay evidence.
Taking proofs of evidence.
Advising on plea.
Glossary of terms.