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"The Ten Commandments of cross-examination revisited: Should you sin to win when the case is criminal?" by Hank Asbill (American Bar Association Criminal Justice Magazine)

American Bar Association Criminal Justice Magazine

Henry Asbill

Irving Younger's lecture on cross-examination, which I first heard in the mid-1970s, is like the delivery of the slightly more famous Ten Commandments by Moses at Mt. Sinai -- accepted on faith and followed by nearly all. Many litigators keep their notes of that lecture close at hand and review them routinely in preparation for the cross-examination of important witnesses injury trials, mindful of Younger's promise to torment those who stray from his course before they are gray-haired with experience.

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