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The Language of Advocacy: What to Say and How to Say it in the English Speaking Courts

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ISBN13: 9781854318350
ISBN: 1854318357
Published: March 1998
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £27.99

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This work explains the language used by the most successful advocates throughout the English-speaking world, and contributors include distinguished lawyers within these jurisdictions, from the Far-East to the USA. As well as dealing with the words and phrases of advocacy, the book covers other aspects of the technique of communication.

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The Question of Niceness; Who Gets called What: the formal and Informal Ways of Addressing the Judiciary; Why Formality, Anyway?; Dealing with the Multiple-person Courts; The Use of the Word 'Learned'; Putting Your Case; Objections; What Do We Really Mean by the 'Language of Advocacy'?; Interchanges with the Bench; Dealing with Witnesses; Arguing Your Case to the Jury.