Course curriculum

  • 1

    Overview and purpose of Cross-Examination

    • Introduction to Examination-in-Chief

    • Civil vs Criminal cases

    • Testing the evidence

    • Putting your case

    • Types of questions

  • 2

    Developing the skill: What information do you need to elicit?

    • Previous inconsistent statements

    • Previous convictions and bad character evidence

    • Getting your witness to describe an event

    • Dealing with unhelpful evidence

  • 3

    Worked Examples

    • Cross-Examination of CCTV operator's evidence

    • Cross-Examination of eye-witness evidence