Course curriculum

  • 1

    Overview and purpose of Examination-in-Chief

    • Introduction to Examination-in-Chief

    • Civil vs Criminal cases

    • Telling a story

    • Types of questions

  • 2

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

    • Getting your witness to describe a person

    • Getting your witness to describe a room

    • Getting your witness to describe an event

    • Dealing with unhelpful evidence

    • Dealing with pre-convictions

  • 3

    Worked Examples

    • Complainant's witness evidence-in-chief of a shop robbery