A guide to a range of evidential and procedural matters that trainees and newly-qualified lawyers enounter. The author identifies problem areas including: questioning techniques, eliciting evidence without leading, examination-in-chief, identification of hearsay evidence and advising on a plea.
This innovative and practical step-by-step text provides guidance on the essential skills of courtroom etiquette and case conduct, including a wide range of evidential and procedural matters traineesand newly qualified lawyers encounter in the early years of practice. The author guides the reader through a range of problem areas using "cookbook versions" of the main advocacy tasks, working plans which can be adapted by the advocate, and checklists for use at trials and other hearings. * Step-by-step guidance on: avoiding leading questions, detecting hearsay, cross-examination, objecting to evidence under PACE and making speeches * Glossary of terms one is likely to encounter in the lower courts * Comprehensive reference system for ease of use in court
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Table of Contents
General introduction. Criminal trial-defence. Criminal trial-prosecution. Remands. Other hearings. Questioning techniques. Eliciting evidence without leading. Examination-in-chief. Identification of hearsay evidence. Taking proofs of evidence. Advising on plea. Glossary of terms.
Effective Advocacy by N. Shaw
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