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Current ContributorsMichael Forster
Charlotte A. (Charli) Morris, M.A.
Christopher D. Rodeheffer, M.S.
Sarah E. Hill, Ph.D.
Charles G. Lord, Ph.D.
James McGee, M.A.
ASTC Member Trial Consultants
David W. Mykel, MA
Adam Alter, Ph.D.
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Keene Trial Consulting
- Kathy Kellermann PhD (@KKComCon) on The Glasses Stereotype Revisited
- Bill Doogue (@billdoogue) on The Glasses Stereotype Revisited
- @LawPaul on When Should Lawyers Use Big Words?
- @profbres on When Should Lawyers Use Big Words?
- @stevethelawyer on When Should Lawyers Use Big Words?
- A Jury of Whose Peers? on On the Obstacles to Jury Diversity
- @CoyneLyn on Generation X members are “active, balanced and happy”. Seriously?
- jamie lyn on Generation X members are “active, balanced and happy”. Seriously?
Current Issue - March/April 2013, Vol. 25, No. 2
by Michael Forster
and Gernot Gerger
and Helmut Leder
Are there glasses that make you look more competent and trustworthy without damaging your perceived attractiveness? Why, yes!
by Charlotte A. (Charli) Morris, M.A.
Preparing expert witnesses to be likable and persuasive to the jury. What needs to happen?
by Brian Patterson
Stop avoiding filling out those expense reports! Let our Favorite Thing make it easier for you!
by Christopher D. Rodeheffer, M.S.
and Sarah E. Hill, Ph.D.
and Charles G. Lord, Ph.D.
Don’t miss our trial consultant responses at the end of this article: Roy Aranda, Gabrielle Smith, Stanley L. Brodsky, and George Kitahara Kich, and a response to the consultants from the authors. The Effect of Resource Scarcity on the Categorization of Biracial Faces Whether at the supermarket or jogging through…
by James McGee, M.A.
In which direction does social power change how we see case facts and hear your story? Original research with tips on application.
by ASTC Member Trial Consultants
Planes, town cars and parking lots! Tips from our Road Warriors.
by David W. Mykel, MA
Make your litigation graphics speak to today’s jurors. Words and pictures to show you how.
by Adam Alter, Ph.D.
“Drunk tank pink”. It’s a great phrase and when you see what it means, you’ll grin and have a terrific after-hours tidbit.
by Rita R. Handrich, PhD
Two things can occupy the same space without creating a hole in the space/time continuum.
Previous Issue - January/February 2013, Vol. 25, No. 1
by David M. Sams, J.D., LL.M.
and Tess M.S. Neal, Ph.D.
and Stanley L. Brodsky, Ph.D.
You’ve seen the TV shows, movie references, online posts and comics derogating jury service. You’ve probably even heard the outrageous reasons for being unable to serve like “It wouldn’t be fair since I’m psychic” or “I can’t serve since I’ve been a victim of homicide myself”. But do you have a strategy for figuring out who to strike among the jury-avoidant on your panel?
by Brian Patterson
Forgetting what you mean to remember? Toss the caffeine and try Evernote. Cloud-synced across your devices. You’ll never forget to remember again.
by Nicholas Scurich, Ph.D.
A simple, research-identified strategy to improve the quality of testimony you elicit from child witnesses. It’s all in the way you structure the question!
by Rachel Small
and Judith Platania, PhD
and Brian Cutler, PhD
Those of us who look at a lot of jury instructions know they are confusing and tough for jurors to interpret. Here’s some research examining the reading level of standard pattern capital jury instructions from across the country in comparison with average reading comprehension of American citizens. It’s a sobering article.
by Douglas L. Keene, PhD
and Rita R. Handrich, Ph.D.
How are the generations alike and different NOW? And what does that mean for you in the office and in the courtroom? A comprehensive overview.
by Jury Expert Editorial Staff
Run across a video you want to watch but don’t have time at the moment or you are in a place you can’t watch right now? There’s an app for that and it’s our Favorite Thing for January 2013!
by W. Neil Gowensmith, PhD
and Daniel Murrie, PhD
and Marcus T. Boccaccini, PhD
How often are forensic mental health evaluators going to agree on the competency, responsibility and readiness for release of those they evaluate? Hmmm. Not as often as one might prefer.
by Rita R. Handrich, PhD
What’s in this issue? Terrific stuff for litigation advocacy as well as some info on improving your memory and office interactions too!