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    DescriptionThe Devil's Advocate is a perceptive and insightful guide for those seeking to develop the skills of legal advocacy. Written in a humorous and engaging style, this pocket-sized ready-reckoner is easy to read with the text presented in easily absorbable sections. The author steers the reader through the key principles and practical applications of advocacy, step by step in a clear and logical manner.

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    The Devil's Advocate
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Iain Morley
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 284
    Width: 126 mm
    Height: 189 mm
    Thickness: 19 mm
    Weight: 240 g
    ISBN 13: 9781847037688
    ISBN 10: 1847037682

    BIC E4L: LAW
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S5.0
    BISAC V2.8: LAW012000
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 27720
    BIC subject category V2: LAT, LASD
    DC22: 347.052
    2, Revised
    Edition statement
    2nd Revised edition
    Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
    Imprint name
    Publication date
    02 April 2009
    Publication City/Country
    Table of contents
    How to learn advocacy and other books to read. The truth about advocacy - it's all about skills. Sage advice on winning within the rules, common courtesy with your opposite and how to present yourself. The psychology of tribunals. Persuasiveness: how to look, how to act, how to speak - help yourself win. How to prepare your case - work backwards! How to address a judge and using a skeleton argument effectively. The opening speech - how to get it right! The witness and how to work with yours. Questions - how to pace and how to fill silence. Examination in Chief - how to use open and closed questioning, piggy-backing and chronology within questions. Cross examination - is this really the best course of action? If so remember the rules. Re-examination - when to do it. Improving questions - effective techniques. The closing speech - how to win through closing. Mitigation - how best to help your client. The Court of Appeal - what to expect. Improving advocacy - the one-point demonstration. The overall academic - a brief summation.