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TRIALS, TRIBULATIONS AND TRAVAILS A Serious and Humorous Review of Some of the Best (and Worst) Trial Strategies and Victories By Stephen W. Mooney. SELECTING THE RIGHT CASE. OPENING STATEMENTS:. WHAT DOES HOLLYWOOD TELL US? . FAILING TO CONNECT WITH THE JURY. Average Juror

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TRIALS, TRIBULATIONS AND TRAVAILS

A Serious and Humorous Review of Some of the Best (and Worst) Trial Strategies and Victories

By Stephen W. Mooney


Selecting the right case

SELECTING THE RIGHT CASE



WHAT DOES HOLLYWOOD

TELL US?


FAILING TO CONNECT

WITH THE JURY


Average Juror

Watches Roseanne

Reads the National Enquirer


Younger Generation of Jurors

Requires More

Visual Stimulation



Language Juror Understands

Red Herring

Foreperson


Demonstrative Evidence

Can Be Appropriate

But Don’t Screw it Up!


Cross examination asking the right questions

CROSS-EXAMINATION:Asking the Right Questions


How far can you see at night in the dark

How Far Can You See at Night in the Dark?”


How far is the moon i could see it

How Far is the Moon?”“I Could See It.”


Cross examination silence is golden

CROSS-EXAMINATION:“Silence is Golden”


Closing argument the lion that got away

CLOSING ARGUMENT:“The Lion That Got Away”


If the Lion Gets Away,

Kerr-McGee Has to Pay.”


CLOSING ARGUMENT:

Letting the Evidence

Speak for Itself


Failing to select the correct lawyer

FAILING TO SELECT THE CORRECT LAWYER


Kimzey v stores inc 107 f 3d 568 8th cir 1997

Kimzey v. _______ Stores, Inc.107 F.3d 568 (8th Cir. 1997)


Title vii sexual harassment case plaintiff was subjected to unwelcome sexual comments and advances

Title VII Sexual Harassment Case:Plaintiff was subjected to unwelcome sexual comments and advances.


Verdict 35 000 compensatory damages 1 back pay 50 000 000 punitive damages

Verdict$35,000 compensatory damages$1 back pay$50,000,000 punitive damages



Hire a network trial lawyer

Hire a(Network)Trial Lawyer


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