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HomePublicationsTHE OATLEY-MCLEISH GUIDE TO DEMONSTRATIVE ADVOCACY

THE OATLEY-MCLEISH GUIDE TO DEMONSTRATIVE ADVOCACY

By:   Roger Oatley and John McLeish

The Court of Appeal, the highest court in Ontario, quotes from Roger Oatley’s book as authority in reversing a trial judge’s decision.

“The power of surveillance comes from its nature as “real demonstrative evidence – evidence from which the trier of fact can draw factual conclusions”, as John A. McLeish and Roger G. Oatley note in The Oatley-McLeish Guide to Demonstrative Advocacy (Markham: LexisNexis, 2011), at pp. 249-50.”

Released in January 2011, this guide contains detailed illustrations and numerous examples of demonstrative evidence, as used in trials, mediation and arbitration. You will learn how to effectively use demonstrative evidence, at each stage of litigation, from opening statement to cross examination to closing statement.

Book features include:

  • An invaluable CD with animations that were actually used in courtroom trials;
  • Detailed illustrations and numerous examples of demonstrative evidence, as used in trials, mediation and arbitration;
  • The theory and principles behind demonstrative evidence, as well as the practical applications of using demonstrative evidence;
  • The use of demonstrative evidence for specific cases, from spinal cord injuries to brain injuries to orthopaedic cases.

For more information or to order this book, please visit www.lexisnexis.ca