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Vol 21 No 9 Sept/Oct 2016

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Courtroom Psychology and Trial Advocacy

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ISBN13: 9780970597090
ISBN: 0970597096
Published: January 2003
Publisher: ALM Publishing
Country of Publication: USA
Format: Hardback
Price: £25.00
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How will the jury or the arbitration panel make its decision in your next case? Courtroom Psychology and Trial Advocacy helps trial attorneys and corporate counsel understand the powerful forces that shape the perceptions of judges, jurors and arbitrators. This exceptional book contains a comprehensive explanation of how to use scientific knowledge to assess the psychological strengths and weaknesses of a case reliably and will assist you in developing your most compelling and persuasive presentation in the courtroom.

Courtroom Psychology and Trial Advocacy explains the psychology of courtroom communications. It describes some of the most common juror perceptions about the issues that arise in many different contexts. It teaches you how to design and utilize different types of focus groups and other scientific research methods to conduct jury research in your own cases.

The book contains hundreds of practical suggestions for use in jury selection, opening statement, fact witness and expert witness testimony, demonstrative aids, closing argument, bench trials and arbitration and mediation advocacy. The book also provides helpful guidance on working with trial consultants.