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- @moj_uniabuja on How To Present Yourself In Court To Be Optimally Likable and Persuasive
- In Custodia Legis: Law Librarians of Congress on Courtroom Attire: Ensuring Witness Attire Makes the Right Statement
- Rita Handrich @ The Jury Room on Online and Wired for Justice: Why Jurors Turn to the Internet (the “Google mistrial”)
- @RealmQuests on A Necessary Evil: Edward Tufte and Making the Best of PowerPoint
- Offices @1100 Peachtree on Leveraging Social Media for Litigation
- Doug Keene @ The Jury Room on Demographic Roulette: What Was Once a Bad Idea Has Gotten Worse
- Karen’s Shot of Energy on Generation X members are “active, balanced and happy”. Seriously?
- Rich Matthews @ Juryology: Art & Science of Jury Persuasion on Expert Witness Preparation: What Does the Literature Tell Us?
by Douglas L. Keene, Ph.D. and Rita R. Handrich, Ph.D.Posted on August 20, 2014 | 8 CommentsAuthored by Doug Keene and Rita Handrich with a response from Paul Begala, this article takes a look at how the country has changed over the past 2 decades and our old definitions of Democrat or Republican and conservative or liberal are simply no longer useful. What does that mean for voir dire? What should it mean for voir dire? Two very good questions those.
by Mykol C. Hamilton, Ph.D. and Emily Lindon, B.S. and Madeline Pitt, B.S. and Emily K. Robbins, B.S.Posted on August 20, 2014 | 2 CommentsAuthored by Mykol C. Hamilton, Emily Lindon, Madeline Pitt, and Emily K. Robbins, with responses from Charli Morris and Diane Wiley, this article looks at how to not “prehabilitate” your jurors and offers ideas about alternate ways of asking the question rather than the tired, old “can you be fair and unbiased?”.
by Shelby Forsythe and Monica K. Miller, J.D., Ph.D.Posted on August 20, 2014 | 1 CommentAuthored by Shelby Forsythe and Monica K. Miller, with a response from Richard Gabriel. This article examines the reactions of research participants to a number of novel defenses (Amnesia, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Battered Women Syndrome (BWS), Multiple Personality Disorder (MPD), Post-Partum Depression (PPD), and Gay Panic Defense) and makes recommendations on how (as well as whether or not) to use these defenses.
by Bronwen Lichtenstein, PhD. and Stanley L. Brodsky, Ph.D.Posted on May 7, 2014 | 4 CommentsYou might think of this as a recommendation to modify your client's "visual identity"--at least for trial.
by Tarika Daftary-Kapur, Ph.D. and Steven Penrod, Ph.D. and Maureen O'Connor, J.D., Ph.D.Posted on May 7, 2014 | No CommentsA new study showing (gasp) that PTP really DOES effect juror decision-making. You want to read this.
by Liana Peter-Hagene, MA and Alexander Jay, BA and Jessica Salerno, PhDPosted on May 7, 2014 | 7 Comments"Seeing or hearing that just makes me morally outraged!" And moral outrage makes jurors more likely to vote guilty according to this research.
by Michelle A. Jones, M.A., J.D. and Tess M.S. Neal, Ph.D.Posted on May 7, 2014 | 2 CommentsHere's an update on how women expert witnesses fare compared to male expert witnesses. Some good news. Some not so good news. Make sure your knowledge is current.
by Gayle W. Herde, Ph.D.Posted on February 6, 2014 | 1 CommentWhat to listen for when you are wanting to know about religious faith in voir dire.
by Alexis Forbes, PhDPosted on February 6, 2014 | 1 CommentWhat you need to know about LGBTQ culture and up-to-date language.
by Brittany P. Bate, M.A. and Robert J. Cramer Ph.D. and Robert E. Ray, J.D., Ph.D.Posted on February 6, 2014 | 4 CommentsResponding effectively to jailhouse informant testimony against your client.