The Legal Advocate

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NITA Movie Review: Parents and Children

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Written by guest blogger Judge McGahey I’ve recently rotated back into a domestic relations division for the first time in years. I’m getting reacquainted with an area of law that I haven’t had to deal with in some time, which includes everything from refreshing my memory of the law to learning what the current jargon […]

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January 2015 Executive Director’s Letter. Fulfilling Their Expectations:  Our Memories, Broader Than Sorrow

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The best of what we learn about teaching and justice, of how we work intensely together to learn, of how we seek to instill the true advocacy that redeems justice . . . these things we carry forward from those who went first. They donated the foundation of our teaching, and the spirit and brilliance […]

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December 2014 Executive Director’s Letter: A Meditation at Year’s End

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This month closes a good year at NITA. Our programs filled. Our publications moved into the e-book space. Our website brings you fresh views and more information every month. Our webcasts attract hundreds of viewers live and remain on line for you if you missed them. Our blog, The Legal Advocate, brings you articles on litigation […]

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2014 Highlights: Fourth Quarter New Publications

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Alternatives to Litigation Now in its Third Edition, Alternatives to Litigation reflects the growth in alternative dispute resolution and also the growing interest, and in some states mandatory use of, ADR. $60 | *Available in Epub and Mobi eBook formats! Criminal Litigation and Legal Issues in Criminal Procedure Criminal Litigation & Legal Issues in Criminal Procedure is designed to incorporate the […]

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2014 Highlights: NITA’s studio71

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In 2014, NITA’s studio71 put on 15 live webcasts. We did a an overview of our viewing statistics to find the most popular webcast of the year. Here they are: Effective Handling & Use of Exhibits at Trial: How to Look Cool & Be Persuasive Using Stuff at Trial Originally brought to you as a […]

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NITA’s team of practicing lawyers, professors and judges from around the nation dedicates its efforts to the training and development of skilled and ethical legal advocates to improve the adversarial justice system. NITA's Goal is to:
  • Promote justice through effective and ethical advocacy.
  • Train and mentor lawyers to be competent and ethical advocates in pursuit of justice.
  • Develop and teach trial advocacy skills to support and promote the effective and fair administration of justice.
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