Elliott Wilcox shares another great post from his Winning Trial Advocacy Tips blog. I know I rant and rave about how wonderful this blog is and I fear I may be accused of a man-crush on Elliott, a gentleman I have never spoken with, much less met. But there is so much crap spread by those who think that they know something about trial preparation and trial advocacy that when someone actually shares something of value I feel compelled to applaud it – loud and often. Elliott gets it and, more importantly, he shares it.
The latest cheer goes out for a post titled "How to Detect Non-Answers During Cross-Examination." Here is an excerpt:
To become a quality cross-examiner, you must master the ability to critically listen to witness’s answers and identify the weaknesses, fallacies, and evasions in their responses.