transcript   Transcript

Jury Trials: Delivering a Persuasive Opening Statement

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

Full Transcript:



If you are a Privileged Member, just log in and start reading now! If you are not a Privileged Member, please click here to learn how unlimited access to PLI programs may be right for you and your firm.

To access the streaming media of this presentation, please purchase the corresponding seminar segment.

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.

The purchase price of this Web Program segment includes the following article from the Course Handbook available online:

  • The Opening Statement: Charting a Path to Victory
    Richard J. Sullivan, David R. Marriott, Alison B. Miller
  • John C. Shea, A Practical Guide to Persuasive Opening Statements
    David R. Marriott
  • Richard Waites, The Psychology of Powerful Opening Statements
    David R. Marriott
  • Transcript of Plaintiff’s Opening Statement by Evan R. Chesler, Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation, Novartis Pharma AG, and Novartis International Pharmaceutical Ltd. v. Teva Pharmaceuticals, USA, Inc., Civil No. 05-CV-1887-DMC (Nov. 10, 2009)
    Evan R. Chesler
  • Transcript of Opening Statements, Apple Inc., a California Corporation v. Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., a Korean Business Entity; Samsung Electronics America, Inc., a New York Corporation; Samsung Telecommunications America, LLC, a Delaware Limited Liability Company, C-11-01846 LHK (July 31, 2012)
    David R. Marriott

Presentation Material

  • Opening Statements
    Hon. Richard J. Sullivan
    (s)
    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
    Share
    Email
    Transcript FAQ's
    • How Can I Access Transcripts?
      You must be a Member in good standing.

    • Can I access the Video?
      Yes, you can access the video if you have the Adobe Flash plugin installed. Click on the video camera icon when you mouse over each paragraph. The media will begin playback at that point.

    • Can I get CLE credit for reading the transcript?
      No, CLE credit cannot be earned for reading a transcript. CLE credit is issued only for verified attendance while watching a web program. If seeking credit, please verify the program's eligibility for credit and expiration date in your jurisdiction on the web segment launch page before commencing the program.
    
    • FOLLOW PLI:
    • twitter
    • LinkedIn
    • YouTube
    • RSS

    All Contents Copyright © 1996-2018 Practising Law Institute. Continuing Legal Education since 1933.

    © 2018 PLI PRACTISING LAW INSTITUTE. All rights reserved. The PLI logo is a service mark of PLI.