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Cross-examination in criminal trials

Cross-examination in criminal trials

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Edition Details

  • Creator or Attribution (Responsibility): Marcus Stone
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): England
  • Publication Information: London : Butterworths, 1988
  • Type: Book
  • Permalink: http://books.lawi.org.uk/cross-examination-in-criminal-trials/ (Stable identifier)

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XIX, 224 pages ; 22 cm

Purpose and Intended Audience

Useful for students learning an area of law, Cross-examination in criminal trials is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

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Bibliographic information

  • Responsable Person: Marcus Stone.
  • Publication Date: 1988
  • Country/State: England
  • Number of Editions: 16 editions
  • First edition Date: 1988
  • Last edition Date: 2009
  • Languages: British English
  • Library of Congress Code: KD474
  • Dewey Code: 344.2055
  • ISBN: 0406105057 9780406105059
  • OCLC: 18743611

Main Contents

Cross-examination – preliminary – the rules of evidence, ethics, the role of cross-examination; the anatomy of a criminal trial – alternative defences, commission of crime, identity as real issue; the reliability of evidence – errors of observation and memory, evidence of identity; the credibility of evidence – analysis of lying; examination-in-chief – witnesses, questions, anticipating cross-examination; cross-examination – foundations; – constructive techniques; – destructive techniques; – common problems; re-examination; cross-examination – speeches.

Summary Note

The objective of this text is to provide a foundation for developing practical skills in cross-examination, an integral part of criminal advocacy. The author studies cross-examination by either the prosecution or defence counsel and solicitors in both jury and summary trials. '''

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