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Cross-Examination Articles for Trial Lawyers

Cross-Examination can win or lose your case.  Every trial lawyer has felt the sting of asking “One question too many” and watching helplessly as the witness escapes, but hopefully, you'll discover some cross-examination secrets on these pages that will help you avoid making the same cross-exam mistake in the future.  In these cross-examination articles, you'll discover case-winning techniques for controlling witnesses, impeaching witnesses with prior inconsistent statements, and telling your client's story during your cross-examination.  Cross-exam is the most celebrated area of trial advocacy, and now you can learn how to master the craft and take your cross-examination skills to the next level.

Trial Advocacy Reports - Cross Examination, Objections, and Trial Lawyer Mistakes Special Reports

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Should you cross-examine with prior inconsistent statements?

How to Respond to Difficult Questions

The Proper Use of Notes During Cross-Examination

What REALLY Matters During Cross-Examination?

How to Testify During Cross-Examination

Don't End Your Cross-Examination on a Low Point

The Secret to Successful Cross-Examination (VIDEO)

How to Cross-Examine Your Client

The Essential Pre-Trial Requirement of Successful Cross-Examinations

Maximizing Inconsistent Statements in Cross-Examination (VIDEO)

Don't Polish a Diamond on the Stand During Cross-Examination

Your Cross-Examination Could Be Better, Correct?!?

Combating Elusive Witnesses in Cross Examination

Maximizing Prior Inconsistent Statements

Impeach Witnesses by Creating an Effective Record at Depositions

Are Prior Inconsistent Statements Overrated?

Cross-examining the Lying Witness

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