By |April 28th, 2013|Almanac Trial, Impeachment, Lincoln, Missouri Technique of Cross|0 Comments

Lincoln’s Almanac TrialAlmost every practicing trial lawyer in America has heard the story of how Abraham Lincoln broke down a witness’s testimony by use of an almanac. The witness Charles Allen testified he saw Duff Armstrong murder Preston Metzker by the light of a moon high overhead. Lincoln firmly committed him to this statement by [...]