Courtroom appearance

O`Donovan, Gerard
November 2005
Lawyer;11/14/2005, Vol. 19 Issue 44, p35
Trade Publication
The article presents information on courtroom appearance. The Professional Standards Committee of the Bar Council has explained necessary distinction between training and coaching, and the role barristers are allowed to play in preparing witnesses for trials. It disallows the lawyers from rehearsing, practicing or coaching a witness in relation to what they say when giving that evidence. Life-coaching is also useful in helping people clarify the desired outcome in their own mind and acquaint them to techniques to deal with courtroom behavior that seeks to inflame emotions without them being conscious of the effect.


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