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Trial Stories [Reading] ➿ Trial Stories Author Michael E. Tigar – Thomashillier.co.uk This book tells the stories of nine iconic trials, in which the competing stories are compelling The themes of these cases include treason, racial justice, the death penalty, fraud, personal rights, w This book tells the stories of nine iconic trials, in which the competing stories are compelling The themes of these cases include treason, racial justice, the death penalty, fraud, personal rights, women s rights, product safety, and corporate misdeeds However, the chapter authors have gone beyond retelling They reveal how the story was told, and in that way teach us about advocacy and advocates The chapter authors all have significant practice experience as well as academic qualifications They show us lawyers at work, creating a relationship with a litigant seeking justice, and then taking that claim into the courtroom Taken together, these chapters are excellent vehicles for teaching all the elements of trial advocacy, including jury selection, opening statement, direct and cross examination, use of expert testimony, and closing argument The book shows us that advocacy does make a difference, and that the skills of advocacy can be taught and learned.

    Free Unlimited eBook that way teach us about advocacy and advocates The chapter authors all have significant practice experience as well as academic qualifications They show us lawyers at work, creating a relationship with a litigant seeking justice, and then taking that claim into the courtroom Taken together, these chapters are excellent vehicles for teaching all the elements of trial advocacy, including jury selection, opening statement, direct and cross examination, use of expert testimony, and closing argument The book shows us that advocacy does make a difference, and that the skills of advocacy can be taught and learned."/>
  • Paperback
  • 480 pages
  • Trial Stories
  • Michael E. Tigar
  • English
  • 20 March 2019
  • 1599411199

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  1. Mary Whisner Mary Whisner says:

    Trial Stories, edited by Michael E Tigar and Angela J Davis, uses the stories nine trials to illustrate and reflect on trial advocacy The authors are ten law professors who offer different perspectives on a wide range of cases illustrating different aspects of trial advocacy The writing is non technical and lively.History buffs will enjoy several of the essays, including Robert A Ferguson s on the trial of Aaron Burr Carol S Steiker s chapter on Clarence Darrow s famous advocacy on behalf Trial Stories, edited by Michael E Tigar and Angela J Davis, uses the stories nine trials to illustrate and reflect on trial advocacy The authors are ten law professors who offer different perspectives on a wide range of cases illustrating different aspects of trial advocacy The writing is non technical and lively.History buffs will enjoy several of the essays, including Robert A Ferguson s on the trial of Aaron Burr Carol S Steiker s chapter on Clarence Darrow s famous advocacy on behalf of Leopold and Loeb brings it up to date by exploring themes in current capital punishment debates Barbara Bergman recounts Darrow s stirring and successful defense of Dr Ossian Sweet and his ten codefendants, blacks prosecuted in 1925 after one of them fired shots into an angry white crowd that surrounded their house Paul Bergman and Marianne Wesson tell the story of an alleged insurance fraud in Kansas in 1879, imaginatively having counsel explain their trial strategies to us.Michael Tigar, who was appointed to represent Terry Nichols Timothy McVeigh s alleged coconspirator in the Oklahoma City bombing writes about that case, as well as contrasting two recent cases concerning the painkiller Vioxx Other recent trial stories are those of the O.J Simpson murder trial told by Angela Davis and the Pennzoil v Texaco case told by Robert Lloyd My favorite line in the Pennzoil chapter came 32 pages into it the facts of the case were, as the reader is undoubtedly painfully aware, complex For the jurors, already numbed by seven days of voir dire and opening statements, the story was hard to follow The first essay in the book has local interest It concerns the defense of a Pierce County woman who killed her husband in 1980 and asserted self defense based on his abuse of her The case went to the Washington Supreme Court, which held that testimony on battered woman syndrome was admissible and that the trial court should have given an instruction that she had no duty to retreat in her own home State v Allery, 101 Wash 2d 591, 682 P.2d 312 1984 The author, Ellen Yaroshefsky, was Allery s attorney and is now a professor at Cardozo

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