National Institute for Trial Advocacy

Demystifying the Dynamic Closing Argument

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Many of us went to law school picturing ourselves giving clever, eloquent, and captivating closing arguments. It’s time to retool that mental image, and make it more practical and manageable. Closing argument requires developing particular skills - a balanced combination of substance and show that persuades the jury. This webcast will arm you with those skills, deconstructing and demonstrating each component. This is your guide to mastering an effective closing argument.

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Amy Hanley

District Court Judge, Division 1
Lawrence, KS

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