2 edition of Cross examination and the witness. found in the catalog.
Cross examination and the witness.
Roy Addis Redfield
|LC Classifications||KF8920 .R4|
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|Number of Pages||268|
|LC Control Number||63008712|
During the course of his cross-examination a state witness died. After considering the cases referred to above as well as similar cases in foreign jurisdictions, Moshidi J held that no probative value should be attached to evidence where cross-examination of a witness was absent ‘for whatever reason including illness or death’ (at para 26). LIMITS OF CROSS-EXAMINATION reliance on instrumentation is most evident. The witness does not and probably cannot explain the statistical assumptions upon which his opinion is based. The witness asks the jury to equate measurement accuracy with interpretive reliability. THE SAME AND NOT THE SAME These witnesses testify to a two-person File Size: KB.
With destructive cross-examination, your goal is to destroy, or at least seriously hurt, the witness’ credibility or limit the effect of her testimony. This is the type of cross-examination we typically think of and, more importantly, that jurors have come to expect from watching television and movies. The first principal in cross examination is to set boundaries. When dealing with an officer, expert, or any witness who has created a report, the boundaries have been set for you in the report. Your job is to establish those boundaries as unassailable before the chance to squirm through any hole exists.
Direct & Cross-Examination of the "Expert" Witness in the 5min NOT GUILTY VERDICT Courtroom Nuke 4/8 - Duration: The DUI views. Law School mooting competition finals. Readers sent in comments about their own clever cross-examinations. One of them reminded me of Francis Wellman (–) and his book The Art of Cross-Examination (). In Wellman’s book is the cross-examination of Russell Sage in the case of Laidlaw v. Sage, N.Y. 73, 52 N.E.
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Cross Examination and the Witness Hardcover – January 1, by Roy A. Redfield (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. The Amazon Book Review Author interviews, book reviews, editors' picks, and more. Read it now. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Author: Roy A.
Redfield. Cross-Examination is one of those things that many lawyers regard as an art. Exactly what to ask a witness or how to handle a difficult witness on the stand. This book is a great guide for any attorney who wants to sharpen his or her cross-examination skills/5(40).
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Cross examination and the witness. Mundelein, Ill., Callaghan  (OCoLC) : Cross examination and the witness.: Very good. No dust jacket. Signed by previous owner. 23cm. Witness series. null. The book is a true today as it was 95 years ago. A fascinating read although at times a bit dry.
Practical and theoretical advise for the advocate of law whether practicing in the US or UK. Although the author practiced law in the early 20th century, his description of the art of cross-examination, /5(44). • Describe the use of "double loops" to discredit opposing expert witnesses.
Effective cross-examination is a science with established guidelines, identifiable techniques, and definable methods. Attorneys can learn how to control the outcome with careful preparation, calculated strategy, effective skills, and a disciplined by: 6.
When my grandfather, an attorney, died, he left me three precious possessions—the gold pocket watch he wore to court, the shingle that hung outside his office, and a well-worn volume by the legendary trial lawyer Francis L. Wellman, The Art of Cross-Examination (4th ed.), published in The pocket watch sits in a drawer, and the shingle on a shelf, but the book is always at my desk.
Examination of Witness. INTRODUCTION. Chapter X of part III of the Indian Evidence Act, deals with the examination of a witness. Section lays down the order to be followed in production and examination of witnesses which is left to be regulated by the code of civil procedure and criminal procedure.
cross-examination to impeach witnesses, it must be kept in mind that without direct examination to prove the case and to lay the factual foundation upon which most impeachment by cross-examination rests, the cross-examination is meaningless.
This is because, although cross-examination is important, it is just one aspect of a multi-part Size: KB. Chapter X of evidence Actdeals with examination and cross examination of witnesses before court of law.
The relevant sections are section to Section of the evidence Act. Section tells about examination in-chief and cross –examination of a witnesses. Basics of Examination of a witness in court:. "Cross-examination in international arbitration is not as easy as some lawyers might think.
As arbitrator, I have seen unsuccessful efforts at cross-examining witnesses that could have been significantly improved if the lawyers had immersed themselves in the essays in this enormously valuable book by a world-class group of experienced authors.
“ At its core, cross- examination is a contest between your credibility and the witness'. The key is to control the witness and know the context of your case and your opponent’s case better than the witness does, hopefully better than your opponent Size: KB. Do not write out cross-examination questions.
Before cross-examinations you will have already deposed the adverse witness. Draw the cross-examination questions from the witnesses’ verbatim answers during the deposition indexed to the page and line. Most of the questions consist of favorable answers testified to at the Size: 74KB.
Conducting the cross-examination. Perhaps the most important rule in cross-examination is to maintain control of the witness.
Generally compose your questions to elicit the answer: “Yes.” Someone once described a cross-examination as a litany: the lawyer sings a series of short prayers each of which is punctuated by “Amen.” from the File Size: 32KB.
lawyers approach cross-examination of both the mistaken witness and the liar with a “one-size-fits-all” approach. This is a mistake. These two types of witnesses are completely distinct beings that think and act differently, and as a result, they must be approached differently - on cross Size: KB.
After practicing with a variety of witnesses, you'll start to understand how to adjust the tone and style of the cross examination to the visible responses of the jury, the judge and the witness.
Ask easier questions in the beginning to make the witness feel comfortable, and lead up to the more complicated questions after trust has been 83%(58). Cross-Examination. When the lawyer for the plaintiff or the government has finished questioning a witness, the lawyer for the defendant may then cross-examine the witness.
Cross-examination is generally limited to questioning only on matters that were raised during direct examination. Here is an excerpt of a cross examination of a cooperating witness in a recent case where I took a particular approach due to the witness’s conduct on direct examination.
The first book I read was also the last- Wellman's The Art of Cross Examination. Although the book was writen around the turn of the century, it contains a treasure trove of illustraions about different kinds of cross examination. How to Cross Examine the Hostile Witness, the Lying Witness, the scientific Witness, the Truthful Witness (the /5(39).
The Fearless Cross-Examiner gives a detailed look at what it takes to conduct case-winning cross-examinations. Malone offers advice on the place of cross in successful case-building, how you can discredit dishonest witnesses without alienating the jury, and on how to combat the various problems you will encounter during cross-examinations.In law, cross-examination is the interrogation of a witness called by one's opponent.
It is preceded by direct examination (in Ireland, the United Kingdom, Australia, Canada, South Africa, India and Pakistan known as examination-in-chief) and may be followed by .techniques for direct examination, cross-examination, and impeach-ment of young witnesses.
I. DiREcT EXAMINATION A. Direct Examination-Getting Underway The direct examiner's primary responsibility with all witnesses, whether children or adults, is to "get the story into the record."Cited by: 6.