Modern Trial Advocacy

ebook Analysis and Practice · Modern Trial Advocacy

By Steven Lubet

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NITA's best-selling text, Modern Trial Advocacy: Analysis and Practice, has set the standard for trial advocacy texts since 1993. It is widely used in prominent law schools throughout the U.S. and in many of NITA's own trial advocacy programs. Steven Lubet guides the beginning advocate from developing a winning case theory through all phases of trial. He explains how to present a case as a story, and how to tell the story to the jury powerfully and persuasively.

Modern Trial Advocacy presents a realistic and contemporary approach to learning and developing trial advocacy skills. This book offers a sophisticated theory-driven approach to advocacy training that distinguishes it from other books in the field.

This edition includes:

  • Expanded section on the uses of theory, theme, and story frame

  • Expanded discussion of witness preparation

  • New section on the persuasive value of inferences and cognitive theory

  • Expanded discussion of…
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