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Jillian M. Ware
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N.J. Schweitzer, Ph.D.
Matthew Groebe, Ph.D.
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Monica K. Miller, J.D., Ph.D.
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- 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?
- @CentreC on The Ubiquitous Practice of “Prehabilitation” Leads Prospective Jurors to Conceal Their Biases
- @RoyFutterman on On The Application of Game Theory in Jury Selection
Visual evidence Archive
by Jillian M. Ware and Jessica L. Jones and N.J. Schweitzer, Ph.D.Posted on August 20, 2014 | 2 CommentsAuthored by Jillian M. Ware, Jessica L. Jones, and Nick Schweitzer with responses from Ekaterina Pivovarova and Stanley L. Brodsky, Adam Shniderman, and Ron Bullis. Remember how fearful everyone was about the CSI Effect when the research on the ‘pretty pictures’ of neuroimagery came out? In the past few years, several pieces of research have sought to replicate and extend the early findings. These studies, however, failed to find support for the idea that neuroimages unduly influence jurors. This overview catches us up on the literature with provocative ideas as to where neurolaw is now.
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 Suann Ingle, M.S.Posted on May 7, 2014 | 6 CommentsPowerPoint gets a bad rap. Take a look at this thought piece about how the much-maligned presentation app can be used most effectively.
by Laura RocheloisPosted on August 1, 2013 | 1 CommentWhen it comes to pitching the use of trial graphics, there’s not much out there that gets more play than the well-known 3M Study. The 1986 study sponsored by 3M and conducted at the University of Minnesota proclaimed in bold letters on the first page of the published paper that […]
by David W. Mykel, MAPosted on March 31, 2013 | 3 CommentsMake your litigation graphics speak to today's jurors. Words and pictures to show you how.
by Douglas L. Keene, PhD and Rita R. Handrich, Ph.D.Posted on January 31, 2013 | 5 CommentsHow 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 Morgan C. SmithPosted on September 30, 2012 | 9 CommentsYour iPad can be used to do much of the heavy lifting at trial and it's much easier to haul around than your laptop! This is a practical and very specific article on the how-to's and what you need to make it work.
by Suann Ingle, M.S. and Nancy J. Geenen, M.A. Ed., J.D.Posted on March 27, 2012 | 4 CommentsDoes it matter if you actually rehearse for mock trials? The answer is yes and these two consultants tell you why as well as the all-important 'how'.
by Jason Barnes and Brian PattersonPosted on November 29, 2011 | 11 CommentsSecond in a series of articles on making the best choices for courtroom presentation.