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Vol 21 No 9 Sept/Oct 2016

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This book is now Out of Print.
A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Advocacy 2nd ed isbn 9780521884761


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ISBN13: 9780521611176
ISBN: 0521611172
New Edition ISBN: 9780521884761
Published: January 2005
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: Australia
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

Painstaking preparation means that luck will run your way'. Advocacy explains how to win cases in court. Focusing on the techniques and methods of successful advocates, David Ross QC shows how to prepare a case for court. Written in simple, clear language he gives the benefit of his many years of local and international experience as he describes

  • how to hold a court's attention - how to start and stop a witness
  • how to cross-examine all types of people, from liars to experts
  • the methods of taking objections to questions
  • how to address a jury
  • how to follow etiquette and behave ethically
  • how to win impossible cases.
All the principles of advocacy are explained, from the striking start to knowledge of human affairs, and Advocacy is rich with examples taken from real cases.

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1. The nature of advocacy
2. Preparation
3. Witnesses and questions
4. Examination-in-chief
5. Cross-examination: its qualities
6. Cross-examination: method and style
7. Cross-examination of experts
8. Cross-examination on documents
9. Re-examination
10. Admissibility, objections, submissions
11. The addresses
12. Plea in mitigation
13. Etiquette and ethics.