Peter Megargee Brown's "The Art of Questioning: Thirty Maxims of Cross-Examination" reveals, step-by-step, how lawyers and non-lawyers alike can learn to ask the right question and get the answer they want, whether it's in the courtroom or the boardroom.
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Peter Megargee Brown began his legal career as assistant counsel to John Marshall Harlan on the New York State Crime Commission. After Mr. Harlan was appointed to the United States Supreme Court, Mr. Brown went on to become chief litigator for the New York firm of Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft. In 1982, he founded his own law firm in New York, Brown & Seymour. He is a Past President of the Federal Bar Council and a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers. He is the author of numerous books, including The Art of Questioning: Thirty Maxims of Cross Examination. He was educated at Yale College and Yale Law School and lives with his wife, the designer and author Alexandra Stoddard, in Stonington, Ct.
The Peter Megargee Brown Papers, the legal papers of the author, comprising 303 bound volumes of his principal law suits over 50 years of practice in the United States Supreme Court and Appellate Courts, are available for the use of students and scholars and can be found in the Manuscripts and Archives section of the Yale University Library.
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Book Description Scribner, 1987. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110025174509
Book Description Scribner. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 0025174509 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW7.0941625