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In his opening argument calling for a war crimes trial in Britain, Michael Mansfield QC said that the offence of waging an aggressive war has effectively been assimilated into English law.
In an opening argument, she argues the expression is "very offensive" and that it was aimed at her client because she was the "only female pitch-side".
Whereas Jonathan's opening argument for leaving is that he was denied speaking time in the European Parliament.
Maatman, who was present during oral arguments, counted the justices asking the attorney for Mach Mining, Tom Goldstein, 31 questions in the opening argument and seven questions in the rebuttal argument.
In this article, we address the following issues: (1) the admissibility and use of graphics and presentations as demonstrative aids, (2) presenting factual evidence using these types of demonstrative aids, (3) presenting expert evidence using these types of demonstrative aids, (4) the use of demonstrative aids in opening argument, and (5) the use of demonstrative aids in closing argument.
In an opening argument against Kasab and two other defendants, prosecutor Ujwal Nikam said the attacks were planned in Pakistan and the main idea behind them was to ''ultimately capture'' Indian Kashmir, disputed territory between India and Pakistan since 1947, Press Trust of India reported.
It is refreshing therefore to find a compact and insightful investigation into this considerable body of poetry, an investigation, scripted by an academic whose long interest in and service to sports literature includes his tenure as editor of this journal, an investigation that accepts as its initial premise that it serves at best as an opening argument, a first-investigation that factors in--indeed insists--on amendment by critical investigations that need to follow, Johnson uses this slender introductory study to set the parameters of investigation.
Echoing Eve Sedgwick's opening argument in Epistemology of the Closet, which he will later quote directly, Michael Keevak contends in Sexual Shakespeare that "the authentic Shakespeare cannot escape being a sexual one" (13).
And he has made a persuasive opening argument that the quantum should be minimal.
Having the right look won't close the deal, but it can win the opening argument," says Cheryl Blackwell Bryson, a partner at the Chicago offices of Rivkin, Radler & Kremer law firm.
It was a courtroom full of emotion as the prosecution outlined its case in the opening argument against Northumbria Police constable John Dougal yesterday.
RACING: Kieren Fallon's defence team in a pounds 2million race-fixing trial have told jurors at the Old Bailey that the prosecution opening argument is an "absurd equation".