Coping with Cross-Examination and Other Pathways to Effective Testimony

ISBN-10: 1591470943

ISBN-13: 9781591470946

Edition: 2004

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List price: $29.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: American Psychological Association
Publication date: 1/15/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

What This Book Is About
A Beginning Point: Ten Things You May Not Know About Testifying
Testimony: Narrative and Style
Telling a Clear and Compelling Story
Bridges 1: Telling a Story on the Stand
Bridges 2: Narrative Techniques for Courtroom Testimony
More Yin, Less Yang
Imagery to Reduce Anxiety
Position and Alignment
Witness Preparation and Videotape Feedback
Hypercorrrect and Personal Speech
Metaphors in Testimony
Obstacles and Pitfalls
Smug and They Don't Know It
Suspicion-Evoking Testimony
Visible Displays of Emotion 1
Visible Displays of Emotion 2
Pocket Men and Quarterbacks
Defining Moments
Trivial Revenge
Cross-Examination Attacks and Bullying
Anticipate Tactics of the Adversarial Attorney
Bullying Attorneys
Involuntary Disclosure of Forensic Self
Gendered Invasion of Witness Privacy
Physical Threats
Expertise and Bases for Testimony
Professional Dilemmas and Boundaries
Transcripts of Problem Depositions
When Unprepared
Empathy Dilemmas
Headline Testimony
Distrusting Experts
Lawyer Intrusions
Clear Boundaries of Testimony
(Not) Offering Advice
Token Experts
Expert Panels
Attorney Extrapolations and Demands
Yes or No Demands
Clients Next Door
More Pulls to Extrapolate
Echo Effects
Familiar Presentation of Famous Studies
Highly Paid, Well-Known Experts
Surprise Demands
Clarity and Focus
The Tough and Tangential Cross-Examination
Data Errors
Cross-Examinations About Tests
Sexual Predator Testimony 1: Principles
Sexual Predator Testimony 2: Challenges to the Construct
Actuarial Testimony
About the Author
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