This rich and rewarding volume collects more than two dozen of the most memorable opening and closing arguments made by top prosecutors and defense attorneys of the last one hundred years. Carefully selected to explore every major aspect and challenge of the legal process, these speeches highlight the tactics and strategies, colorful language, and stirring rhetoric that lawyers use to win judge and jury to their side. With a shrewd eye for courtroom stratagems and a keen understanding of the social currents that shape them, Manhattan assistant district attorney Joel Seidemann introduces and illuminates each speech from an insider's perspective. Arguments from landmark trials are included to reveal the smartest tricks of the trial lawyer's trade and demonstrate the power of an impassioned presentation to tip the scales toward the fulfillment of justice.
About: Presents opening and closing arguments from past American cases in the courtroom, featuring more than two dozen selections that highlight diverse facets of the legal process and tactics of the attorneys.
About: Introduces the most memorable opening and closing arguments from the past century of American legal battles in the courtroom, featuring more than two dozen selections that highlight diverse facets of the legal process, including such cases as Patty Hearst, Michael Skakel, Timothy McVeigh, Ethel Rosenberg, Karen Silkwood, and more.
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