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Vol 21 No 9 Sept/Oct 2016

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Goode on Commercial Law

Edited by: Ewan McKendrick
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This book is now Out of Print.
A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Advocacy Skills 4th ed isbn 9781854318725

Advocacy Skills 3rd ed

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ISBN13: 9781854314147
ISBN: 1854314149
New Edition ISBN: 1854318721
Published: August 1995
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

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In line with earlier editions, this book enables the student practictioner to learn the technique of advocacy by way of an analytical approach. Judge Michael Hyam believes that the principles of advocacy may be learnt by application and practice. He illustrates a method of preparing speeches which may be adapted to any kind of case, and this edition amplifies the chapters on this aspect of advocacy.

The principles are explained by analysis and illustrated with examples of both good and bad practice. The reader should find that in this way the rules of good advocacy become clear and that potentially serious mistakes can be avoided.;This book has expanded upon the areas of preparation in different types of cases, on the form of submissions and on advocacy in the family courts.

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Learning to speak; preparation; speaking in court; pleading in mitigation; examination in chief; cross-examination; cross-examination of experts; re-examination; non-adversarial advocacy; the personality of the advocate; do's and don'ts.