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Law in a Nutshell: Trial & Clinical Practice Skills

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Edition: 4th ed., 2005
Author(s): Hegland


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Law in a Nutshell: Trial & Clinical Practice Skills provides expert advice that will help strengthen your trial and practice skills. Problem solving, legal writing and argument, case planning, and closing arguments are covered in this text. This book also offers guidance for improving your interviewing, discovery, negotiation, and counseling skills.

Features and Benefits include:
Practical tips to enhance your skills as an attorney;
Simplifies legal research process;
Timesaving guidance for drafting contracts;
Crash course in evidence.

Table of Contents includes:
Legal Problem Solving;
Truth, Lies and Mistakes;
Telling Stories;
Direct Examination;
Direct Believability;
Mad Dogs and Englishmen;
Friendly Cross-Examination;
Hostile Cross;
Asking Questions;
Closing Argument- Basic Choices;
Closing Argument: Structure, Delivery, Mistakes;
Closing: An Illustration;
Opening Statement;
Jury Selection;
Preparing Your Witness;
Refreshing Recollection: Evasive Witnesses; Prior Statements;
A Checklist and Review;
Client Interviewing;
Planning Your Investigation;
Interviewing Witnesses;
Discovery: The Hostile Deposition;
Friendly Depositions and Other Discovery Devices;
Negotiation: Hardball and Problem-Solving;
In the Trenches;
Disputes About Deals.

Don't let their small size fool you: West's Law in a Nutshell series represents the depth and breadth of the law in over a hundred different areas. Nutshells have a loyal following who swear by their succinct and easy to understand treatment of the law, and this particular title is a great illustration that learning the law doesn't have to be dry and confusing.


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Format Paperback
Author Hegland
ISBN 9780314158840
Edition 4th ed., 2005
Publisher West