We’re Just Going To Talk: Presenting Your Case in Opening Statements and Closing Argument

Course Description

In this workshop, students will learn the importance of effective strategies and themes for opening statements and closing arguments in child abuse cases. Students will learn a theme for presenting their case. They will learn specific arguments to persuade a jury that a child is telling the truth. They will learn to debunk common defenses in child abuse cases.

Learning Objectives

1. Learn to develop a theme for their presentations to the jury.

2. Learn a set of arguments that can be advanced in nearly every child abuse case.

3. Learn common defense arguments and clear strategies for responding to them.

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