National Institute for Trial Advocacy

How I Learned To Love The Non-Responsive Witness, And You Can Too

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What happens when a witness becomes non-responsive to your questions on cross-examination, downright hostile to you, or exhibits an ability to trick the examiner by asking questions of him or her? Most lawyers are filled with panic on the thought of everything “not going according to plan”. Others see this as a golden opportunity to enhance your case and defeat the witness’s credibility. Tools and techniques for enjoying the moment will be discussed, and demonstrated.

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Robert A. Stein

Robert A Stein
Concord, NH

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