Closing

Some Pointers

Some Pointers on Delivering the Summation

Published on March 1st, 2013 | by Trey Cox

A. Where to Stand – Counsel should maintain a respectful distance of about eight to ten feet from the jurors, standing at the center line of the jury box. The argument should be delivered from this ... Read More


Witnesses

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Deal with the Volunteering Witness

Published on February 22nd, 2013 | by Trey Cox

If you do not insist on one word answers, some witnesses will abuse the process volunteering material that is simply not called for by the question in a partisan effort to reach out and hurt your ... Read More


Admissibility

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Admissibility of Demonstrative Exhibits

Published on February 15th, 2013 | by Trey Cox

Demonstrative evidence is cool and persuasive, but how do we take that next step and place it in the jury room for deliberations – the real final argument? It is really not that hard. With a ... Read More


Demonstratives

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The Basic Purpose of Demonstrative Exhibits

Published on February 8th, 2013 | by Trey Cox

Demonstrative evidence should be used to clearly or memorably convey the theme or concept. There are five broad purposes for the use of demonstrative evidence:  (I) to organize facts and themes, (2) to explain scientific or ... Read More


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