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Witness Preparation Archive
by Ronald K. Bullis, Ph.D., J.D.Posted on November 26, 2014 | 1 CommentLawyers and social scientists. Different professions. Different languages. Different professional cultures. How do you talk so your social science expert witness understands you?
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 Merrie Jo Pitera, Ph.D.Posted on May 7, 2014 | 7 Comments"Hey! This opposing counsel is really nice and we have things in common!" Helping your witness NOT fall for that old shtick.
by Michelle A. Jones, M.A., J.D. and Tess M.S. Neal, Ph.D.Posted on May 7, 2014 | 4 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 Ekaterina Pivovarova, Ph.D. and Judith G. Edersheim, J.D., M.D. and Justin Baker, M.D., Ph.D. and Bruce H. Price, M.D.Posted on May 7, 2014 | 2 CommentsHere's a primer on everything you need to know about the polygraph. Yesterday, today and tomorrow!
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 | 4 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 | 1 CommentHow 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 | 1 CommentEver 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.