Sunday, January 16, 2011

The Art of Cross-Examination

The Nuremberg War Crimes Trials have the necessary drama to attract lawyers and non-lawyers alike, but for the aspiring advocate there is an interesting lesson from the cross-examination of Hermann Goering. Jack of Kent, in his legal and political blog, analyses it here and explains why British lawyer David Maxwell-Fyfe deserves praise for his superb - and case-rescuing - questioning of one of the most prominent Nazi criminals.

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