Chapter 3.3. Advocacy: Getting the Answers You Want

  1. David Carson Reader in Law and Behavioural Sciences2 and
  2. Ray Bull Professor of Criminological and Legal Psychology3
  1. David Carson Reader in Law and Behavioural Sciences2 and
  2. Francis Pakes Senior Lecturer1

Published Online: 2 MAR 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0470013397.ch15

Handbook of Psychology in Legal Contexts, Second Edition

Handbook of Psychology in Legal Contexts, Second Edition

How to Cite

Carson, D. and Pakes, F. (2003) Advocacy: Getting the Answers You Want, in Handbook of Psychology in Legal Contexts, Second Edition (eds D. Carson and R. Bull), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470013397.ch15

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Faculty of Law, The University, Southampton SO17 1BJ, UK

  2. 3

    Department of Psychology, University of Portsmouth, King Henry Building, King Henry 1 Street, Portsmouth PO1 2DY, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Institute of Criminal Justice Studies, University of Portsmouth, Ravelin House, Ravelin Park, Museum Road, Portsmouth PO1 2QQ, UK

  2. 2

    Faculty of Law, The University, Southampton SO17 1BJ, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 MAR 2005
  2. Published Print: 15 MAR 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471498742

Online ISBN: 9780470013397

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Keywords:

  • leading and directed questions;
  • casting doubt;
  • trying trials

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Can Lawyers Put Words into a Witness' Mouth?

  • Facts and Opinions

  • Interchanges

  • Re-examination

  • Trying Trials

  • References