Adverse Witness, Cross-Examination, Direct Examination, Dr. Ken Broda-Bahm, Persuasive Litigator Blog, Trial Tips & Techniques
Flip the Order of Your Adverse Witness Preparation, by Dr. Ken Broda-Bahm, Persuasive Litigator Blog
Excellent related articles at the end of Dr. Broda-Bahm’s post. -CCE
Let’s say that in trial, your witness will be called adverse and will go through the other side’s cross-examination before getting a chance at your direct. But in your preparation sessions, you should still take them through your direct examination first. That’s what I call the ‘flipped’ order, and in this post, I aim to make the case for this as the better approach. . . .
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