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Jury Speech Rules: The Art of Ethical Persuasion, Second Edition

Jury Speech Rules: The Art of Ethical Persuasion, Second Edition

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Jury Speech Rules: The Art of Ethical Persuasion, Second Edition shows trial lawyers that persuasive jury opening statements and closing arguments require imagination, story-telling skills, and a thorough knowledge of the legal and ethical rules that govern this important part of trial. Using famous historical cases and many useful examples, they demonstrate when things go wrong and when they are done right.

Opening statements can present the important facts to the jury from the party's perspective, making the jurors receptive to the story that counsel intends to tell through the witnesses, documents, and visuals; well-constructed and well-delivered openings, which avoid improper argument, make an interesting introduction of the parties and the attorneys. Counsel can keep the other lawyer quiet by presenting an opening that provides no opportunity for interruption with objections. Closing arguments that can present inferences, arguments, and conclusions will help the jurors understand the significance of the facts that have been proven at trial; such arguments can explain the significance of expert testimony; they can point out logical errors in the opponents' stories; and they can win the jurors' by persuading them that the more interesting story--the more natural story, the story that fits their own experiences best--is the truthful story.

Malone and Radler bring it all together here for the busy attorney who does not need a treatise but who does need sound and brief advice. All of the most important rules are covered so that attorneys will feel confident that they are on sound ethical and legal ground. This is a book to keep handy in your trial bag if you are serious about doing it right.

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format: Spiral Bound, 140 pgs., Print Book

isbn: 9781601561763

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