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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Tigar, Michael E., 1941-
Nine principles of litigation and life.
[Chicago, Ill.] : American Bar Association, Section of Litigation, c2009
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Michael E Tigar; American Bar Association. Section of Litigation.
|Description:||1 online resource.|
|Contents:||Cover Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication Page; Table of Contents; Preface: Sources and the Litigator's Bookshelf; Chapter 1: Trial Lawyers Need Principles of Life and Action; Losing Our Way and Finding It Again; Principles in Action-A Story; Principles in Action-How Would You...?; Thinking about Others; Counter-Narratives; Sick and Tired: The Old Is Also New; The Nine Principles; Chapter 2: Courage; The Courage to Know Who You Are; Zeal, Lawyers, and Jury Trial; Courage and Clarence Darrow; Courage to Say, "Let's Go to Trial"; Courage to Stand Up to the Judge Courage to Confront the Jurors' PrejudiceCourage to Stand Up to the Public and the Media-and Your Colleagues; Chapter 3: Rapport; Rapport with Your Client; Rapport with Your Team; Rapport with Witnesses; Witnesses in My Favorite Movie; Rapport with Judges; Rapport with Jurors; Chapter 4: Skepticism; Cynics and Skeptics; Skepticism and Trust with Your Client; Skepticism and the Human Condition; Skepticism about Your Adversary; Cultivating Skepticism among Jurors; Telling the Judge to Be Skeptical; Chapter 5: Observation; "Well Observed"; Learning to Observe from Different Perspectives Using Others' Eyes and Ears-and InsightsAmbiguity-for and against You; Seen and Unseen Elements of the World around Us; Helping Jurors to Observe; Witnesses as Observers; Chapter 6: Preparation; Say Your Case; Preparation: Organizing Evidence and Exhibits; Preparation for the Tasks of Trial; Preparation for Arguing to Judges; Chapter 7: Structure; Images of Structure; Structure of Legal Rules; Structure of Your Team; Structure of Evidence Rules; Structure of the Case Plan; Structure of the Courtroom Space; Structure of Opening Statement; Structure of Direct Examination Structure of Cross-ExaminationStructure of Closing Argument; Chapter 8: Candor; Your Candor; The Other Side's Candor; The Judge's Candor; Your Client's Candor; The Witness's Candor; Chapter 9: Empowerment; The Experience of Being a Juror; Transparency and Empowerment; A Template for Empowerment: Expert Witness; Don't Send Flowers, Plant Seeds; Chapter 10: Presentation; Place of Presentation; Dead Reckoning; Exhibits: Presentation by Showing and Telling; Presenting Witness Examination; Markers, Tone, and Words; Presenting Yourself; Index; About the Author|
|Responsibility:||Michael E. Tigar.|
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