Trial Advocacy Board

  • Summer Requirements:
    • The Articulate Advocate: New Techniques of Persuasion for Trial Lawyers, Brian K. Johnson & Marsha Hunter (Crown King Books 2009) ISBN: 0979689503 / 978-0979689505
    • Professor James Duane, Doing What Comes Naturally: A New Paradigm for Recognizing Leading Questions.
    • Professor James Duane, Arresting Officers and Treating Physicians:  When May a Witness Testify to What Others Told Him for the Purpose of Explaining His Conduct?
    • Federal Rules Of Evidence Handbook 2013-14
    • Courtroom Evidence Handbook, Steven Goode & Olin Guy Wellborn III (Thomson/West) ISBN:  0314179852 / 9780314179852.  Any edition after 2009 would work. 
  • Recommendations:
    • Michael Lief, H. Mitchell Caldwell, and Ben Bycel, Ladies and Gentlemen of the Jury: Greatest Closing Arguments in Modern Law (1998). 
      ISBN: 0684859483 / 9780684859484
    • The Science of Cross Examination with Terence F. MacCarthy (video)

Regent Law Library:  KF8920.M332.1992

    • David Ball, Theater Tips and Strategies for Jury Trials (National Institute for Trial Advocacy, 3rd ed. 2003).
      ISBN: 1556817797 / 9781556817793
    • Rhetoric speech, Professor James Duane (1 hour, 45 minutes).
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    • Irving Younger, Basic Concepts in the Law of Evidence (video)

Regent Law Library:  KF8935.Y68.1982