Tuesday, April 26, 2005


NITA, National Institute for Trial Advocacy, is a group of professors, judges and lawyers formed to promote justice through ethical advocacy, train lawyers in competence and develop and teach trial advocacy skills.

Some of their more recent publications at the Temple Law Library:

Deposition rules : the pocket guide to who, what, when where. David M. Malone.2001
Argument slides/ Deanne C. Siemer, Frank D. Rothschild. 2003.
Effective use of courtroom technology / Deanne C. Siemer. 2002.
Evidentiary privileges, professional responsibility and client misconduct, a case study :Paul V.D./Morgan Cloud. 2003.
Eyewitness testimony : challenging your opponent's witness / Brian L. Cutler.2002.
Federal rules of evidence with objections : reflects changes made to the federal rules of evidence / Anthony J. Bocchino, David A. Sonenshein. 2003.
PowerPoint 2002 for litigators/ Deanne C. Siemer, Frank D. Rothschild. 2002.
Problems in trial advocacy / Anthony J. Bocchino, Donald H Beskind. 2003.
Special printing of selected case files in trial advocacy :printed exclusively for Temple University / Donald H Beskind, Anthony J. Bocchino, Louis M. Natali. 2001.
Theater tips and strategies for jury trials / David Ball. 2003.

The Law Library also has an extensive video collection from NITA.

Monday, April 11, 2005


ALM catalog lists a book Modern Visual Evidence by Gregory P Joseph. Included in it is information on digital photography in the courtroom, trial testimony by contemporaneous transmission between locations, ABA standards for electronic discovery, admission of e-mail content, case law on use of video depositions, computer generated recreations of events.

Wednesday, April 06, 2005


CALL # KFP 81 P4 NO. 4004.
TITLE Strategies for success : opening, cross-examination, closing.
IMPRINT [Mechanicsburg, Pa.] : Pennsylvania Bar Institute, c2005.

CALL # KF 8915 Z9 G58 1999.
TITLE Going to trial : a step-by-step guide to trial practice and
procedure / Daniel I. Small, editor.
IMPRINT Chicago : General Practice, Solo and Small Firm Section, American
Bar Association, c1999.

CALL # KF8935 .R485 2005.
AUTHOR Rice, Paul R.
TITLE Electronic evidence : law and practice / Paul R. Rice ; Section
of Litigation, American Bar Association.
IMPRINT Chicago, Ill. : ABA, c2005.

CALL # KF8900 .F29 2004.
AUTHOR Fax, Charles S., 1948-
TITLE Discovery problems and their solutions / Charles S. Fax, Paul W.
Grimm, Paul M. Sandler, authors.
IMPRINT Chicago, Ill. : Section of Litigation, ABA, c2004.

CALL # KF 8915 Z9 R58 2004.
AUTHOR Ritter, G. Christopher.
TITLE Creating winning trial strategies and graphics / by G.
Christopher Ritter.
IMPRINT Chicago, Ill. : TIPS, American Bar Association, c2004.

CALL # KF 9666.5 K63 2005.
AUTHOR Kobilinsky, Lawrence F.
TITLE DNA : forensic and legal applications / Lawrence F. Kobilinsky,
Thomas F. Liotti, Jamel Oeser-Sweat.
IMPRINT Hoboken, N.J. : J. Wiley & Sons, c2005.