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Advocacy

Advocacy

2nd Edition

$45.00 (Z)

  • Date Published: November 2007
  • availability: Manufactured on demand: supplied direct from the printer
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521884761

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  • Advocacy, first published in 2007, explains how to win cases in court. Focusing on the techniques and methods of successful advocates, David Ross QC shows how to prepare a case for court. Writing in simple, clear language he gives the benefit of his many years of local and international experience. This second edition features new advice about how to prepare for, and run, an appeal, as well as how to write effective submissions to court. It also describes: • how to hold a court's attention • how to start and stop a witness • how to cross-examine all types of people, from liars to experts • the methods of taking objections to questions • how to address a jury • how to follow etiquette and behave ethically • how to win impossible cases All the principles of advocacy are explained, from the striking start to knowledge of human affairs, and Advocacy is rich with examples taken from real cases.

    • Fully revised and updated edition
    • Includes new advice about how to prepare for, and run, an appeal, plus how to write effective submissions to a court
    • All the principles of advocacy are explained
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    Product details

    • Edition: 2nd Edition
    • Date Published: November 2007
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521884761
    • length: 194 pages
    • dimensions: 216 x 140 x 11 mm
    • weight: 0.25kg
    • availability: Manufactured on demand: supplied direct from the printer
  • Table of Contents

    Foreword
    1. The nature of advocacy
    2. Preparation
    3. Witnesses and questions
    4. Examination-in-chief
    5. Cross-examination: its qualities
    6. Cross-examination: method and style
    7. Cross-examination of experts
    8. Cross-examination on documents
    9. Re-examination
    10. Admissibility, objections and submissions
    11. The address
    12. Plea in mitigation
    13. Appeals
    14. Legal writing
    15. Etiquette and ethics
    Index.

  • Author

    David Ross
    David Ross QC is an eminent advocate with extensive experience in trials and appeals throughout Australia. He has taught advocacy in many countries.

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