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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.
Trial Guides Author Interview with Lisa Blue
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.
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.
Eric Oliver's Facts Can't Speak for Themselves Comes to Trial Guides
Through a cooperative deal with NITA, Trial Guides brings you trial consultant Eric Oliver's book Facts Can't Speak for Themselves. Legal decision makers construct their own case story version when judging a case. In fact, they reauthor their own version of the case story presented to them several times before arriving at the one they use to decide the case. Their individual stories influence the verdict as much as individual backgrounds and beliefs, or the attorney’s case presentation in court. This groundbreaking book offers straightforward steps for trial professionals to identify and use these stories to refine the most compelling...