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Jury Trials: Delivering a Persuasive Opening Statement

Recorded on: Nov. 15, 2017
Running Time: 01:03:34

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Taken from the Web Program Trial by Jury 2017 recorded November 2017 in New York.

Jury Trials: Delivering a Persuasive Opening Statement [01:03:34]

  • Grabbing the jury's attention – and keeping it
  • Developing a theme and telling your story
  • Making the most of the primacy principle
  • Getting the jury on your side while avoiding argument
  • Handling damaging evidence
  • Winning approaches and common mistakes

Speakers: Hon. Richard J. Sullivan (Panel Leader); Brooke E. Cucinella, Andra B. Greene, Theodore V. Wells, Jr.

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Presentation Material

  • Opening Statements
    Hon. Richard J. Sullivan
    Brooke E. Cucinella ~ U.S. Attorney's Office, Southern District of New York
    Andra B. Greene ~ Irell & Manella LLP
    Hon. Richard J. Sullivan ~ United States District Judge, United States District Court, Southern District of New York
    Theodore V. Wells Jr. ~ Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
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