Todd Winegar - CLE Speaker, Leadership Training

Program Schedule

8:30 � 11:00 Trials of the Century � Why are they famous, what can we learn from them?
  Cross�Examination: OJ Simpson Trial � 1995
Observe the cross-examination of Mark Fuhrman by F. Lee Bailey
  ● Accepted principles of cross-examination
● Adjusting and breaking the principles of advocacy to fit the circumstances
● Techniques that can make a cross-examination great.
See the cross-examination of Ellen Aaronson by Marcia Clark
  ● How winning the battle can lose the war
Watch the carefully structured cross-examination of Criminalist Dennis Fung
  ● Surprising the witness � Victory is in the documents
(10:15 � 10:30) Break (Approximate)
The Scopes Monkey Trial � 1925
John T. Scopes� trial for teaching evolution in public school
  ● Listen to the cross-examination of William Jennings Bryan by Clarence Darrow
● See the great guidelines of cross followed
11:00 � 12:00 Lindbergh Kidnapping Trial � 1935    (ETHICS)
  ● The Ethics of Dealing With Difficult Witnesses and Counsel
● The Ethics of Rambo Litigation tactics
12:00 � 1:00 Lunch
1:00 � 2:10 The Nuremberg Trials � 1945-1946    Cross-Examination of the Difficult Witness
View Reich Marshall Herman Goring�s cross-examination by U.S. Supreme Court Justice Robert H. Jackson
  ● Methods of controlling the difficult witness
● Appealing to the court when violations of control occur
2:10 � 2:25 Leopold and Loeb Trial � 1924     Closing Argument Techniques
Listen to Darrow�s arguments and learn to �turn an argument�
  ● Take the same facts, but argue the opposite conclusion
● Attribute the same motives to the opposing party
(2:25 � 2:40) Break (Approximate)
2:40 � 3:20 The People v. Clarence Darrow � 1911    (L. A. Times Bombing Trial)
Watch Darrow�s closing argument in his own bribery trial
     ● Darrow�s favorite arguments used in virtually every case
  ● Putting your client in the white hat.
● Framing the issues
● Flattery will get you everywhere
3:20 � 3:55 The Clinton Impeachment
Favorite arguments with a 21st Century Twist - Great arguments have not changed throughout the years
3:55 � 4:00 What Was the Trial of the Century? - Learning from the Trials of the Century

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