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Jury Trials: Making a Compelling Closing Argument

Recorded on: Nov. 15, 2017
Running Time: 00:59:24

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

Jury Trials: Making a Compelling Closing Argument [00:59:23]

  • Using your evidence powerfully and effectively: show, don't tell, the jury
  • Anticipating your adversary's responses
  • Weaving in the law
  • Preparing and delivering a winning summation

Speakers: Gregory A. Markel (Panel Leader); Hon. Barry R. Ostrager, John S. Siffert, Hon. Gregory H. Woods

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Presentation Material
  • Closing Arguments
    Gregory A. Markel
    Gregory A. Markel ~ Seyfarth Shaw LLP
    Hon. Barry R. Ostrager ~ Justice, Supreme Court of the State of New York
    John S. Siffert ~ Lankler Siffert & Wohl LLP
    Hon. Gregory H. Woods ~ United States District Judge, United States District Court,Southern District of New York
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