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Case Files for Basic Trial Advocacy


Case Files for Basic Trial Advocacy book jacket View Table of Contents and Introductory Material
ISBN978-1-5310-0368-5
e-ISBN978-1-53100-369-2

Case Files for Basic Trial Advocacy

Second Edition

by H. Mitchell Caldwell, Carol A. Chase, Naomi Goodno, L. Timothy Perrin

Forthcoming July 2017 $82.00 514 pp paper

Tags: Trial Advocacy


The second edition of these case files include a variety of civil and criminal fact patterns that provide students the opportunity to try their hand at opening statements and closing arguments, as well as at direct and cross-examinations. The case files also provide opportunities for pretrial motion exercises and jury selection exercises. There is a companion text book entitled The Art & Science of Trial Advocacy by the same group of authors. These case files are a manageable length for weekly or bi-weekly assignments. These case files also include online videos demonstrating all stages of trial advocacy and an extensive teacher's manual with illustrations and examples. The following case files are included:

  • United States of America v. William Stevens (criminal case alleging bank robbery);
  • Jeffrey Kent v. Bonds RentalsJ(civil case alleging failure to warn);
  • State of Golden v. Steven MacNamara (criminal case alleging domestic violence);
  • James Price v. GEM Corporation (civil case alleging unlawful termination);
  • Rusty Maxell v. Terry Chester (civil case alleging breach of contract);
  • State of Golden v. Sunny Grifford (criminal case alleging DUI and hit and run);
  • Sam Spencer v. Teresa More (civil case alleging negligent entrustment);
  • Nicole Gail v. Peter Novak (civil case alleging undue use of force);
  • Cameron Hillman v. Mutual Life Insurance Company (civil case alleging failure to pay insurance proceeds);
  • State of Golden v. Richard Buck (criminal case alleging murder);
  • William Striver and Frances Gomez v. Rancho Fire Department (civil case alleging unfair employment practices);
  • State of Golden v. Jake Chambers (criminal case alleging sexual assault); and
  • Sandra Mountain v. Tyler County Sheriff's Department, et al. (civil case involving wrongful death).

This Supplement Accompanies:

The Art and Science of Trial Advocacy jacket

The Art and Science of Trial Advocacy, Second Edition

by L. Timothy Perrin, H. Mitchell Caldwell, Carol A. Chase2011, 530 pp, paper, ISBN: 978-1-42248-223-0 $82.00 Teacher's Manual PDF available

Complimentary Copy RequestIf you are a professor teaching in this field you may request a complimentary copy.


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