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Book Spotlight - Cross-Examination: Science and Techniques, 3rd Edition

Posted by Peel Law Association on 9 February 2023


Check out this resource in the PLA Library!

Cross-Examination: Science and Techniques, 3rd Edition
by Roger J. Dodd and Larry S. Pozner

Published: January 1, 2018 by LexisNexis U.S.


 Chapter 1: Philosophy and Overview of the Science of Cross
 Chapter 2 The Chapter Method Of Cross
 Chapter 3 Developing, Promoting, And Employing Our Theory Of The Case
 Chapter 4 Cross-Focused Discovery And Investigation
 Chapter 5 Constructive Cross
 Chapter 6 Cross Preparation Systems: Sourcing The Facts
 Chapter 7 Cross-Preparation System 1: Drafting Topic Chapters
 Chapter 8 Cross-Preparation System 2: Sequence Of Events Charts
 Chapter 9 Cross-Preparation System 3: Witness Statement Comparison Charts
 Chapter 10 The Only Three Rules Of Cross
 Chapter 11 Page Preparation Of Cross
 Chapter 12 Sequences Of Cross
 Chapter 13 Destroying Safe Havens
 Chapter 14 Cross Without Discovery
 Chapter 15 Controlling The Runaway Witness
 Chapter 16 Dealing With The "I Don't Know" Or "I Don't Remember" Witness
 Chapter 17 Creation And Uses Of Silence
 Chapter 18 Value-Based Cross
 Chapter 19 Impeachment By Inconsistent Statement
 Chapter 20 Impeachment By Omission
 Chapter 21 Specialized Impeachment Techniques
 Chapter 22 Redirect And Recross Examination
 Chapter 23 Diminishing Or Building The Point
 Chapter 24 Juxtaposition
 Chapter 25 Trilogies
 Chapter 26 Loops, Double Loops, And Spontaneous Loops
 Chapter 27 Voice, Movement, Body Language, And Timing
 Chapter 28 Coping With Objections
 Chapter 29 Recognizing And Controlling Bait

To learn more about this resource, click here.


This item is available to PLA Members in good standing for sign-out. PLA Members can sign-out up to three items for overnight use for a seven day period. Overdue charges may be applicable to items that are not returned by their due date.

If you are interested in signing out resources from the library, submit a book request to PLA library staff!

Not a member, but looking to become one? Please follow the link for the Membership Form and Fees. You may also contact the PLA Library Staff by email, and they will be happy to assist you. It only takes moments to join, and the PLA Library Staff can process memberships on the spot. Once payment is received, you can take advantage of all your PLA Membership Benefits, including discounts on CPD programs and social events.

As a friendly reminder, the Peel Law Association Library, Lawyers' Lounge and related services are open to all lawyers who are in good standing with the LSO, articling students, and LPP candidates.


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Annual Members' Meeting 2023

Posted by Peel Law Association on 8 February 2023


Join us for the Peel Law Association's

Annual Members' Meeting
(formally the Annual General Meeting)
on Thursday, March 30, 2023.

The meeting venue is TBD and is scheduled to begin at 5:00 p.m.

Note: This is for the MEETING ONLY. A separate notice for the dinner will be sent out once the venue has been finalized.
Members should watch their email for further details. 

Attendance to the meeting is FREE to all 2023 PLA Members!

Registration, nomination, and proxy forms were sent out to the membership on the morning of February 8, 2023.
If you wish to receive a copy of these forms, please contact PLA staff.

The deadline for NOMINATIONS for Director and PROXIES must be received by the
Election Committee no later than 12:00 PM on Wednesday, March 29, 2023.

PLA Membership fees for 2023 must be paid in advance of the AMM meeting in order for Nominations and Proxies to be valid.

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NEXT WEEK ~ Putting on the Red Sash CPD

Posted by Peel Law Association on 8 February 2023



 Wednesday, February 15, 2022
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Online session with Zoom

Learn more about what takes place on the other side of the Bench!

SPEAKERS:   Justice Ranjan K. Agarwal, SCJ
 Justice Charles C. Chang, SCJ
 Justice Caroline Kim, OCJ

For more information, click here to view the flyer.

Click here to register online now!


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Two Weeks Away ~ Human Trafficking & Child Protection Practice

Posted by Peel Law Association on 7 February 2023





 Tuesday, February 21, 2023
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

This program will be in-person only. No replay or recordings will be made available.
Registration will not be accepted at the door.

Learn more about human trafficking and what is being done to protect children in Peel.

SPEAKERS:   Constable Joy Brown, Peel Regional Police
 Dani Mills, Our Place Peel
 Deana DeGrace, Director of Legal Services, Peel CAS
 Ashleigh Phillips, Legal Aid Ontario

For more information, click here to view the flyer.

Click here to register online now!


Posted in:PLA CPDs  

LSO's 17th Family Law Summit - Group Registration

Posted by Peel Law Association on 6 February 2023




The PLA will be doing a group registration for the LSO's 17th Family Law Summit (Webcast)
at a discounted rate of 50% from the regular price listed on the LSO website.

The program is scheduled for Tuesday, March 28, 2023 & Wednesday, March 29, 2023 (9:00 AM – 4:00 PM).
To learn more about this program, click here.

Registration is only available to 2023 PLA Members.

The group registration fee is $296.63 for each individual.
(Note: This group registration is for the WEBCAST ONLY)

If you are interested in joining the PLA's group registration, please email the following information to library@plalawyers.ca:

Full name
Email address
Licensee number

An email will be sent to those interested in joining the group registration with details on how to submit your payment online.
Your registration is not complete until payment is received.
The deadline to register and submit your payment is Monday, March 20, 2023, at 4:00 PM.

You will receive links to the webinar and materials from the LSO after the PLA has completed the group registration process.


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