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Trial Guides Jury Bias Live CLE Event

Trial Guides Jury Bias Live CLE Event

Trial Guides is pleased to announce a jury bias continuing legal education event in Atlanta Georgia on September 21-23, 2018.  The event is titled: Understanding Juror Bias and Decision Making: Using Social Science to Prepare a Winning Case.

This jury bias CLE features leading researchers and trial consultants Greg Cusimano, David Wenner, David Bossart, and Ed Lazarus. Cusimano and Wenner who created the Jury Bias Model, and are widely recognized as the legal profession's leading experts on jury bias.

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Trial Guides Author Interview with Lisa Blue

Trial Guides Author Interview with Lisa Blue

The following is an interview conducted with AAJ President Lisa Blue, co-author of the Trial Guides "Little Blue Books" Preparing for Voir Dire and Conducting Voir Dire.

Trial Guides: What made you want to write the Little Blue Book series on Voir Dire?

Lisa Blue: Well as a trial lawyer and a psychologist, my passion is teaching, especially younger lawyers, and hopefully making a significant change in how they practice law, how they think about things.

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McDonalds' Coffee Case Documentary is Available at Trial Guides

McDonalds' Coffee Case Documentary is Available at Trial Guides

Trial Guides is pleased to distribute the new documentary Hot Coffee about the McDonald's coffee case to the legal community:

Have you ever been burned by jurors who believe the McDonald’s coffee case is proof that you are trying to hit the “lawsuit lottery” with a frivolous lawsuit?

Hot Coffee is an important documentary exposing big businesses’ relentless attack on the jury system. The movie covers how those seeking to deny citizens a right to a fair trial launched the tort reform campaign in the mid-1980s and have continued to spend millions of dollars per year to convince the public that we have out-of-control juries, too many frivolous lawsuits, and a civil justice system that needs reforming.

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