'Because, my pretty cross-examiner
,' replied the doctor:
I am a very polite cross-examiner
,' he said to the amusement of the court.
Recommended are: "an adroit cross-examiner
," Simon Goldberg; Charles Holland "an expert in the art of persuasion"; James Kemp "very experienced in chancery cases"; Jamie Morgan "a very strong cross-examiner
, who is personable with clients"; Richard Stubbs "his experience includes directors' duties, commercial fraud and shareholder disputes" and Antoine Tinnion "his attention to detail is truly mind-boggling."
Wellman also emphasized appropriate courtroom demeanor, such as the language of the eye or the tone of the cross-examiner
's voice, which Dodd said is an important lesson for a trial lawyer.
Espinosa, would be a cross-examiner
's dream,' she also added.
The defence counsel was Sir Frederick Geoffrey Lawrence, a brilliant counsel and devastatingly effective cross-examiner
. The presiding justice, Patrick Devlin, was a highly intelligent and agile star performer on the bench.
Pu, who is also a successful commercial lawyer, had won wide praise from liberal sections of the Chinese media.AaAaAeAeAaAeAeA Last year a (http://www.newschinamag.com/magazine/pushing-the-lim magazine published by the semi-official China News Service described him as "flamboyant, physically imposing and a relentless cross-examiner
." It noted that some had criticized his style as too abrasive, but said "Pu maintains that only pragmatic selection of cases, a grandiose courtroom style and the relentless pursuit of publicity will ultimately change China's skewed and self-serving justice system."
"He was a great parliamentarian who knew where all the skeletons lay and was a great cross-examiner
Understanding the cross-examiner
's objectives can help an expert witness prepare to take the stand.
Chapters address the purposes of cross and building a case theory; concession-seeking cross; witness impeachment; the cross-examiner
's character and conduct in trial; controlling the unruly witness; witness preparation; expert witnesses; problems presented by adverse witnesses, deponents, forgetters, and interview refusers, among others; the ethical and legal bounds of cross; and how to avoid and meet objections to cross-examination questions.
(2) Redirect may therefore explain, avoid, or qualify the new substantive facts or impeachment matters elicited by the cross-examiner
If the doctor is aware the cross-examiner
has this capacity, he or she is less inclined to be deceitful.