Represent Yourself in Court: Prepare & Try a Winning Civil Case 10th Edition, Kindle Edition

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“An excellent resource that outlines what’s involved in representing yourself in court―from presenting evidence to the rules of cross examination.” New Orleans Times-Picayune

“Nolo publications…guide people simply through the how, when, where and why of the law." The Washington Post --This text refers to the paperback edition.

About the Author

Paul Bergman is a Professor of Law at the UCLA School of Law and a recipient of two University Distinguished Teaching Awards. His books include Nolo’s Deposition Handbook (with Moore, Nolo); Reel Justice: The Courtroom Goes to the Movies (Andrews & McMeel); Trial Advocacy: Inferences, Arguments, Technique s (with Moore and Binder, West Publishing Co.); Trial Advocacy in a Nutshell (West Publishing Co.); Represent Yourself in Court: How to Prepare & Try a Winning Case (with Berman, Nolo); The Criminal Law Handbook: Know Your Rights, Survive the System (with Berman, Nolo); Depositions in a Nutshell (with Moore, Binder, and Light, West Publishing); Lawyers as Counselors: A Client-Centered Approach (with Binder, Tremblay, and Weinstein, West Publishing); Cracking the Case Method (Vandeplas Publishing). He has also published numerous articles in law journals and regularly gives presentations on how law and lawyers are portrayed in film.

Sara J. Berman received her law degree from UCLA. She is a Professor at the Concord University School of Law, and a founder of the PASS Online Bar Review (www.passlaw.com). She has authored several bar review course texts and legal articles, and has lectured extensively for BarPassers, West Bar Review, and the Practicing Law Institute. She teaches criminal law, criminal procedure, criminal justice, legal writing and analysis, corporations law, and community property law. She is also the coauthor of Nolo’s Represent Yourself in Court: How to Prepare & Try a Winning Case. --This text refers to the paperback edition.

Product details

  • ASIN : B07R2DGNF1
  • Publisher : NOLO; 10th edition (September 1, 2019)
  • Publication date : September 1, 2019
  • Language : English
  • File size : 17243 KB
  • Text-to-Speech : Enabled
  • Enhanced typesetting : Enabled
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  • Print length : 1082 pages
  • Lending : Not Enabled
  • Customer Reviews:
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5.0 out of 5 stars Legal Instruction in Defending the DIYer. Great Book!!!
By William T Roney III on February 19, 2020
After failing in arbitration because I ran out of money and I could not pay my lawyer to attend and did not know at that time that I could present evidence. I searched out what to do next and I found this book. Simple concise instruction on what to do prior to your court date. This book shows you how to get your ducks in a row when defending yourself. I spent about a month reading and writing out what I would need to do starting with an outline. I then (as the book instruction) put a notebook together of all my notes including my evidence against the Plaintiff. and actually wrote out counter arguments for questions I thought the person's attorney would ask at each stage. Direct questioning by his own attorney, my questions for cross examination, my direct questions and adding my exhibits into evidence and my closing arguments. Although I am not 100%, I am much more confident and ready to defend myself because of this book explaining every step (and I mean every step) in detail.
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1.0 out of 5 stars Kindle version has strong limitations!
By Tiny T on January 15, 2021
I bought the Kindle version. Content is great but Index has no page numbers! Table of context works fine. But a non functioning index in a book of this kind with over 1000 pages is awful.
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