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Cross-Examination Handbook 2E

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Second Edition

Ronald H. Clark
Seattle University

George R. Dekle, Sr.
University of Florida

William S. Bailey
Seattle University

2015. 387 Pages. ISBN: 9781454852001. With Teacher’s Manual. 

About the Book

Cross-Examination Handbook: Persuasion, Strategies, and Techniques clearly explains all the important cross-examination skills and provides concrete strategies for overcoming the obstacles lawyers commonly face in cross and conducting a winning cross-examination. This handbook provides step-by-step practical techniques and strategies, including witness control, handling problematic witnesses, and successfully cross-examining experts.

Key Features of the New Edition 

• A new chapter that looks at visual cross-examination
• Coverage of social media impeachment  
• Examines the interplay of discovery--particularly depositions—and cross-examination 
• Updated Evidence Rules and case decisions