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Adam B. Shniderman, M.A.
Alexis Forbes, PhD
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Robert E. Ray, J.D., Ph.D.
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- Steven Margolis on Atticus Finch Would Not Approve: Why a Courtroom Full of Reptiles Is a Bad Idea
- Bill Doogue (@billdoogue) on No Such Thing As A Sure Thing: Neuroscience, The Insanity Defense, and Sentencing Mitigation
- Kathy Kellermann PhD (@KKComCon) on Trial Advocacy: Truthiness, Falsiness, and Nothingness
- Kathy Kellermann PhD (@KKComCon) on Jury Expert Top Ten Accessed Articles for 2013
- Members selection | Court-Martial Trial Practice on Why Do We Ask Jurors To Promise That They Will Do the Impossible?
- billhommel (@billhommel) on The Closing Argument: Telling the Future, Not the Past
- @StevenSelbe on The Closing Argument: Telling the Future, Not the Past
- @jakobiwill on Do We Need Einsteins in the Jury Box? The Role and Impact of Juror IQ
Witness Preparation Archive
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 Brittany P. Bate, M.A. and Robert J. Cramer Ph.D. and Robert E. Ray, J.D., Ph.D.Posted on February 6, 2014 | 3 CommentsResponding effectively to jailhouse informant testimony against your client.
by Clayton R. Critcher, Ph.D. and Yoel Inbar, Ph.D.Posted on November 5, 2013 | No CommentsHow fast did your client make that decision? What assumptions will therefore be made as to their (moral) character?
by Katherine James, MFAPosted on May 31, 2013 | No CommentsEver had a witness who wasn't just scared but was "truly terrified"? Read on.
by Nathan Weber, Ph.D. and Tim Perfect, Ph.D.Posted on May 31, 2013 | 1 CommentWill telling your eyewitness it's okay to say "I don't know" improve eyewitness accuracy? Yes.
by Nell B. Pawlenko, Ph.D. and Richard A. Wise, J.D., Ph.D. and Martin A. Safer, Ph.D. and Brett Holfeld, M.S.Posted on May 31, 2013 | No CommentsHow a simple and free method of teaching jurors [and those law enforcement officials that come before] can help them assess eyewitness accuracy.
by Michael Forster and Gernot Gerger and Helmut LederPosted on March 31, 2013 | 9 CommentsAre there glasses that make you look more competent and trustworthy without damaging your perceived attractiveness? Why, yes!
by Charlotte A. (Charli) Morris, M.A.Posted on March 31, 2013 | 11 CommentsPreparing expert witnesses to be likable and persuasive to the jury. What needs to happen?
by Nicholas Scurich, Ph.D.Posted on January 31, 2013 | 4 CommentsA 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 W. Neil Gowensmith, PhD and Daniel Murrie, PhD and Marcus T. Boccaccini, PhDPosted on January 31, 2013 | 5 CommentsHow 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.