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to question thoroughly and relentlessly to verify facts

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So far the housekeeper could add nothing on cross-examination save lamentations and expressions of amazement.
The schoolmaster sat for a long time smoking his pipe by the kitchen fire, which was now deserted, thinking, with a very happy face, on the fortunate chance which had brought him so opportunely to the child's assistance, and parrying, as well as in his simple way he could, the inquisitive cross-examination of the landlady, who had a great curiosity to be made acquainted with every particular of Nell's life and history.
He instructs readers on preparation for witnesses and experts, questioning techniques, impeachment, cross techniques, and confronting experts, and includes samples of cross-examinations from his and other trials.
The Las Brisas trial was the subject of considerable public attention in Corpus Christi, with numerous members of the public who opposed the plant attending proceedings each day and daily coverage by the Corpus Christi Caller Times, which featured articles highlighting cross-examinations by each of the three Susman Godfrey attorneys at trial.
Let's face it, movies, television dramas and an endless supply of books feature devastating cross-examinations or closing arguments that tear at the hearts of the jurors.
It includes information on openings, "intellectually-persuasive" cross-examinations and effective closings and closing language, as well as information on arresting officers, voir dire, new approaches to standardized field sobriety tests (SFSTs), SFST expert direct examination, airblank fallacy, rising alcohol defense, medical conditions, and demonstrating witness unresponsiveness.
The best cross-examinations successfully bring together three elements: control, content, and tone.
A chapter on surviving both direct and cross-examinations contains further important information to help testifying officers and others as to what they must expect during the two types of examinations in terms of the style of the interrogation and their responses to such questions.
The lawyers are expected to continue cross-examinations of a doctor, who had examined victims of the Matsumoto attack, and of Satoru Hashimoto, 31, a former cultist who had been indicted in the Matsumoto case.
A Criminal Justice Bill pencilled in for the next parliamentary session will stop defendants exploiting courtroom rules to humiliate women with intimate cross-examinations.
By the time Simpson's lawyers presented their case in the criminal trial, they had already pummeled police witnesses through lengthy and effective cross-examinations, raising doubt upon reasonable doubt about the evidence.
In the end, the court expressed confidence that "the traditional and appropriate means of attacking shaky but admissible evidence" -- namely vigorous cross-examinations, presentation of contrary evidence, and careful instruction to juries -- should ensure that justice will be served.
CPAs can help prepare for their own cross-examinations by identifying any possible weaknesses in their own valuations and alerting the client's attorney to them.
In this mock trial, attendees will learn how such actions may play out during realistic direct- and cross-examinations of a variety of insurance professionals involved in pre-and post-loss services related to the catastrophe.
James Publishing (Costa Mesa, CA) has published "Relentless Criminal Cross-Examination," a loose leaf volume with CD that is designed to help defense attorneys believably outline weaknesses in the government's case in an opening statement, as well as how to demonstrate to the jury, through cross-examinations, that the facts are in accord with your opening.