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Opening Statements: A Modern Approach (DVD)
Our Price: $95.00

By the Hon. Sanford M. Brook

Eighty percent of jurors have made their decision by the end of opening statements. In this practical DVD, Judge Sanford M. Brook of the Indiana Court of Appeals gives you the latest advice on how to make effective and persuasive opening statements that will make a lasting impression on jurors. He also addresses common mistakes made during openings and how to remedy them. No more rambling, fumbling, and argumentative openings; you’ll learn how to open with impact and be ready to “close” the jury with your opening.
Writing for the Superior Court (2-CD Audio Set)
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Hear directly from Massachusetts Superior Court judges what they want to see (and don't want to see) in written submissions. Judges Burnes, Lauriat, van Gestel and Sanders tell you specifically what they find persuasive in motions, briefs and other documents, and give you helpful examples of both good writing and bad writing. More than an hour and a half of pithy advice on two CDs that you'll want to listen to over and over. This is a recording of an excellent, practical seminar presented by the Social Law Library and Lawyers Weekly.

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Writing for the Supreme Judicial Court and Appeals Court (3-CD Audio Set)
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By the Hon. John M. Greaney, Hon. Cynthia J. Cohen, Howard M. Cooper, Marguerite T. Grant, Michael J. Traft, and Judith S. Yogman

Don’t even think of writing a brief for the Massachusetts Appeals Court or SJC without listening to this unique recording full of practical suggestions from judges on the court and from highly experienced practitioners. This 3-CD set provides almost three hours of excellent advice that is unavailable anywhere else. Recorded live at a seminar sponsored by Lawyers Weekly and the Social Law Library.
Judge Young on Evidence (8-CD Audio Set)
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U.S. District Court Judge William Young of Boston, a dynamic speaker, presents evidence principles in an unforgettable way. In this 8-CD set, he analyzes relevance, hearsay, expert witness issues, presumptions, the Confrontation Clause, and the admission of exhibits.
Discovery in the Superior Court (2-CD Audio Set)
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Turbo-charge your discovery in Superior Court cases with this unique seminar audiotape featuring the authors of the “Discovery” volume of the Massachusetts Practice Series: Judge Peter M. Lauriat, Attorneys S. Elaine McChesney and William H. Gordon, and Assistant Attorney General Andrew Rainer.

Learn how to use civil discovery tools and rules more efficiently and cost-effectively, how to take advantage of the newest amendments to Rules and Standing Orders, what you must know about e-discovery in Massachusetts, key privilege developments (including mandated disclosure and waiver), the latest on discovery abuses and sanctions, and much more.

This unique seminar audiotape is not available anywhere else!
Oral Advocacy Before the Supreme Judicial Court and Appeals Court (2-CD Audio Set)
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Don’t even think of going to oral argument before the Massachusetts Appeals Court or SJC without listening to this unique recording full of practical suggestions from judges on the court and from highly experienced practitioners. This 2-CD set provides excellent, practical advice that is unavailable anywhere else. Recorded live at a seminar sponsored by Lawyers Weekly and the Social Law Library.
Nuts and Bolts of Successful Civil Practice in the Massachusetts District Court (2-CD Audio Set)
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In this unique seminar audiotape, the authors of the “Handbook of Civil Procedure in the Massachusetts District Court” provide a practical, step-by-step review of the key procedures governing civil actions in the Massachusetts District Court and Boston Municipal Court, highlighting dangers to be avoided and opportunities to be seized.

Let Prof. Marc G. Perlin of Suffolk University Law School and John M. Connors, retired District Court Deputy Court Administrator, teach you:

• How to obtain (or avoid) a dismissal based on the $25,000 damage amount.
• All about equity jurisdiction.
• How to obtain restraining orders and injunctions.
• The many venue options available.
• What to do when there are problems with service of process, and how to avoid automatic dismissal under Rule 4(j) for untimely service of process.
• The key provisions in the Joint Standing Order that govern motions and pre-trial procedures, including using the “opposition procedure” to avoid needless trips to court.
• Techniques to help obtain an attachment of property and to oppose an attachment motion.
• How to get the most out of the case management conference and pre-trial conference.
• What you must file under the new amendments to Rule 52 to obtain findings of fact and rulings of law.
• How to take to preserve your right to appeal.
• And more!
Massachusetts Drunk Driving Defense (2-CD Audiotape)
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Stephen L. Jones, author of “Drunk Driving Defense” in the Mass. Practice Series, provides advanced defense strategies for Massachusetts lawyers in this unique 2-CD audiotape.

The tape walks you through the process and shows you how to uncover “reasonable doubt” in every step of the prosecution’s case. You’ll learn to make credible, jury-swaying challenges to police stops, field sobriety tests, breath tests, and other law enforcement procedures. Shipping is free!

2-CD set, 97 minutes, originally recorded at the Social Law Library.