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NCJ Number: 139987 Find in a Library
Title: Successful Techniques for Criminal Trials
Author(s): F L Bailey; H B Rothblatt
Date Published: 1992
Page Count: 1070
Sponsoring Agency: Clark Boardman Callaghan
Deerfield, IL 60015
Sale Source: Clark Boardman Callaghan
155 Pfingsten Road
Deerfield, IL 60015
United States of America
Type: Overview Text
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This volume presents and explains the techniques used successfully by the authors and other criminal lawyers in the United States, Canada, and England.
Abstract: The text provides guidelines for use by attorneys in relation to arrest, confinement, and preliminary hearing; arraignment and pleas; the suppression of evidence; jury selection; the handling of each phase of the trial; sentencing; judicial misconduct; jury misconduct; and military law and justice. Emphasis is placed on client and witness preparation, including the use of hypnosis, counseling the client at lineups, and plea bargaining. New materials focus on assessing and attacking the credibility of witnesses, psychological influences on eyewitness identification, the defendant as witness, jury misconduct, severance of defendants, and courtroom appearance for both attorney and client. Footnotes, chapter reference lists, and index
Main Term(s): Defense counsel
Index Term(s): Attorney client relations; Cross-examination; Defense counsel effectiveness; Defense preparation; Professional conduct and ethics
Note: 2nd edition, with cumulative supplement issued October 1992
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