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HomePublicationsADDRESSING THE JURY: ACHIEVING FAIR VERDICTS IN PERSONAL INJURY CASES – SECOND EDITION

ADDRESSING THE JURY: ACHIEVING FAIR VERDICTS IN PERSONAL INJURY CASES – SECOND EDITION

By:   Roger Oatley

Released in March 2006, this is the first Canadian book dedicated to practice before civil juries. Discover how to apply and benefit from the concepts of courtroom communication and persuasion. It includes new chapters on Persuasive Jury Openings, Understanding Juror Bias, The Persuasive Power of Identification, and Making and Handling Objections.

This second edition of the practical and easy-to-read book provides:

  • Tips for improving your communication skills;
  • Persuasive jury openings that help you capture the jurors hearts and minds before the defence says a word;
  • Annotated samples of opening statements and closing arguments;
  • Detailed strategies for presenting some of the most difficult cases jurors hear;
  • Special techniques that produce effective examinations and cross-examinations before juries;
  • Comprehensive examples that bring well-explained theories to life;
  • Guidelines on the use of demonstrative evidence.

It also includes updates and new chapters on:

  • Persuasive Jury Openings: The Modern Law- A Modern Approach;
  • Understanding Juror Bias in Decision-Making
  • The Persuasive Power of Identification- Jurors Prefer to Say “Yes” to Those They Like;
  • Making and Handling Objections;

If you want to give great openings, control evidence, give a strong closing and get the verdicts you want for your clients, you’ll want Addressing the Jury: Achieving Fair Verdicts in Personal Injury Cases, Second Edition. This is the complete guide for effective jury communication that can improve your advocacy skills and make you a better litigator.

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