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The Power Trial Method, Second Edition, a unique, easy-to-read trial skills primer, begins with a simple question about jury trials: Who has the power in the courtroom to decide whether you win or lose? David J.F. Gross and Charles F. Webber, two of the nation's most highly regarded trial lawyers, developed this material to introduce new litigators to the trial process and to reduce the anxiety associated with jury trials by emphasizing key methods of persuasion and presentation.
Table of Contents
Chapter One. Where's the Power?
Chapter Two. The PTM Approach to a Jury Trial
Chapter Four. Mastering Trial Preparation and Set Up
Chapter Five. What You Need to Know about Openings
Chapter Six. The Genuine Way to Fake an Effective Examination
Chapter Seven. Some Ideas for Getting Documents into Evidence
Chapter Eight. The Best Demonstrative Exhibits
Chapter Nine. Six Objections You Should Know Something About
Chapter Ten. Dealing with Expert Witnesses
Chapter Eleven. Understanding the Jury Instruction Process
Chapter Twelve. Closing Arguments that Work
Chapter Thirteen. The End Is Near