Recommended Titles and Treatises
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Advocacy, the art of pleading a case
3 volumes. Updated annually.
Presenting your position in its most positive light is the essence of effective advocacy. Learn effective trial techniques, alternatives for influencing legislation, nuances of administrative law, effective negotiation, and when to quit while you're ahead. Refer to this text to learn more about nonverbal communication and its prerequisites; preparing witnesses; cross-examining truthful witnesses and lying witnesses; sabotaging cross-examination; selection, manner, and type of arguments; appellate advocacy; compliance strategies; advocacy from inside or outside an organization; and legislative tactics.