Category: Cross-Examination

A Tale of Two Cities

May 2, 2016 Cross-Examination
New York, April 30, 2016. Renee Hill represents one of nine current or former Rikers Island prison guards charged with viciously beating an inmate. Jahmal Lightfoot, the former inmate, is...

Ghomeshi: The Letter

February 22, 2016 Criminal Defense
Once in rare while we come across a piece of advocacy which seems almost perfect. This is hard to accomplish in cross examination because your "partner" is hostile and seeks...

Failure is an Option

January 7, 2015 Cross-Examination
Some days cross-examination doesn’t work. No matter how well planned, no matter how well the strategy executed, nor how tight the questions, the witness beats us. One particularly insidious type...

Roy Black Presentation on Cross Examination

October 29, 2014 CLE
Roy Black will be giving a presentation on Cross Examination on Friday, December 12, 2014, in conjunction with Florida International University College of Law's 2-day Trial Advocacy Performance CLE Program.