The "Art" of a Closing Argument
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In conclusion, as you can see, a closing argument can have a truly powerful effect on the minds of the jurors. It is a crucial part of each and every case, and if done properly, can sway the jurors in your favor at the last possible minute. Remember, the closing argument is your last opportunity to communicate with the jurors face-to-face before they begin deliberating which verdict they should deliver. A closing argument that is forceful, well-articulated, and both logically and emotionally appealing can make all the difference in the outcome of a trial.

Trial Techniques, Thomas Mauet. Aspen Publishers, 2007.

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