In their Trial Advocacy column, Ben Rubinowitz, a partner at Gair, Gair, Conason, Steigman, Mackauf, Bloom & Rubinowitz, and Evan Torgan, a member of Torgan & Cooper, write: While the trial lawyer can certainly emphasize a key fact, position or argument by raising or lowering his or her voice, that technique, by itself, is not nearly as powerful as other rhetorical devices available to the trial advocate. Certain techniques in speaking to the jury can and should be utilized to bring forth your points in the strongest possible fashion.
Oratory Techniques for Effective Opening Statements and Summations
New York Law Journal
September 11, 2012
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