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Cross-Examination & Closing Statements in Federal Court  (July 19, 2023)

Cross-Examination & Closing Statements in Federal Court (July 19, 2023)

This CLE will present an overview of the “Do’s and Don’ts” of cross-examination, including the boundaries of cross-examination and how to properly impeach a witness. The panel will also discuss what limitations are placed on closing arguments by existing case law and how to apply the jury instructions to the facts of your case in closing arguments. 

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