Oral Advocacy Workshop, Lagos, Nigeria

AGA in conjunction with the Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies (NIALS), hosted a three-day workshop in May on Oral Advocacy in Nigeria. The workshop hosted Prosecutors, law enforcement agencies, external counsel and lawyers to offer sufficient knowledge, depth and expertise required to effect positive change presenting their cases in court. CWAG sent Scott Erickson, AGO Rhode Island, and William Wynhoff, AGO Hawaii, to cover the wealth of topics within Oral Advocacy.

Topics addressed included: Direct examination; Cross examination and impeachment by inconsistent statement; Presenting evidence; Arguing motions, objections and hearings; Final written addresses. Interactive presentations included case studies, practical sessions and mock trials.