Monday, March 27, 2017

What you Can and Cannot Say at Closing Argument

Mike Northrup, Section Head of the Cowles and Thompson Appellate Practice, recently gave an ethics CLE entitled, “What You Can & Cannot Say at Closing Argument.”  He discussed  preserving error when improper closing arguments are made, including categories of improper closing arguments that are incurable and require a new trial.  He also related the discussion of improper closing arguments to the duties that lawyers owe under applicable rules of ethics and professional responsibility.

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