I thought I would do something completely different from my last few posts and share some ideas about crossing difficult witnesses. Cross examination is a relatively easy skill to teach in theory, but making the right kind of "cross examination" music can be difficult. This is particularly true with sophisticated or difficult witnesses who are actively seeking to thwart your questions. Here are some techniques that I have seen work effectively in that situation. Take a look at them and let me know what you think!
What situations have you experienced and how did you handle (or wish that you had handled) it?