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Reptile theory. Vieth, Peter Apr 29, 2019 1361
Trials and technology. Saylor, F. Dennis, IV; Small, Daniel I. Apr 26, 2019 680
A chronology helps you tell the 'story' effectively. Saylor, F. Dennis, IV; Small, Daniel I. Mar 5, 2019 747
Logic and inductive reasoning. Sandler, Paul Mark Feb 11, 2019 904
Theory and themes key to trying a case. Small, Daniel I. Feb 5, 2019 1009
Helping witnesses visualize their testimony. Carney, Brian J. Jan 31, 2019 951
Jury selection for harassment cases in the #MeToo era. Kappelman, Lynn A.; Solowey, Dawn R. Jan 25, 2019 1081
The Mixed Meanings of Metaphors in Voir Dire. Lucas, Matthew C. Nov 1, 2018 5598
Effectively Presenting Crash Reconstruction and EDR Evidence at Trial. Melkonian, William J.; Blodgett, Jonathan W. Nov 1, 2018 1716
Business litigation: marching to Moscow. Carney, Brian J. Aug 30, 2018 1095
Business litigation: marching to Moscow. Carney, Brian J. Aug 30, 2018 1095
Refresh vs. impeach: know the difference. Saylor, F. Dennis, IV; Small, Daniel I. Jul 19, 2018 1178
Changing the game. Smiley, Agenique May 24, 2018 1627
Multitasking ethics and technology. Smith, Sean; Muscat, Patrick Jan 1, 2014 3696
Protecting your injunction on appeal in trial court. Ward, Thomas Jan 1, 2014 3274
Themes and persuasion. Van Patten, Jonathan K. Jun 22, 2011 15706
How to present and defend the K-9 case: "properly trained, a man can be a dog's best friend." Sylvester, Sandra R.; Arrington, Bryant; Pruitt, Andrew Jan 1, 2011 4408
A view from the bench: publishing exhibits to court members. Grammel, Timothy Sep 1, 2010 2881
Force multipliers: trial presentation tips for prosecutors. Patterson, Boyd M., Jr. Jul 1, 2010 5082
Jury trial tips: a veteran trial judge offers tips from the trenches for rookie litigators. Gunnarsson, Helen W. Apr 1, 2010 823
If you want something from a judge, ask for it: judges are also watching how you treat court staff, opposing counsel, and your own associates. Blankenship, Gary Oct 15, 2009 1069
Tech tips: demystifying the use of video at trial. Smith, Sean Oct 1, 2009 1523
Non-existent trophies: trial preparation for prosecutors. Patterson, Boyd M., Jr. Oct 1, 2009 4130
Survival strategy. Weisbrod, Les Nov 1, 2008 753
Grand openings: just as a strong lead draws a reader into a news story, an engaging opening statement can grab the jury's interest right from the start. Follow these simple rules of storytelling to get jurors' attention - and keep it throughout trial. Roberts, Karen R. Nov 1, 2008 3099
Make your rebuttal memorable. Unglesby, Lewis O. Oct 1, 2008 330
Direct examination of lay witnesses: be well prepared, make the witness part of the client's story, start strong and finish strong: use these fundamental trial techniques when questioning lay witnesses to persuade the jury to provide fair compensation for your client. Monnett, Charles G., III; Phillips, Randall J. Jul 1, 2008 2407
Sifting the issues with stipulations: you don't need to fight over every point at trial - just the important ones. Use stipulations to streamline your case and focus the jury's attention on the issues that really matter. Wilcox, Elliott Jul 1, 2008 2014
When an expert isn't an expert. Jekel, Fritz Jul 1, 2008 791
Medical malpractice: preparing for trial. Gart, Myles Column Jul 1, 2008 1614
Trial-practice don'ts: don't promise the jury more than you deliver, don't make inflammatory arguments, don't compromise your credibility, and don't forget to preserve your record for appeal. Crimmins, Matthew R. Jul 1, 2008 2728
Keep discovery civil: when opposing counsel obstructs or deflects your access to evidence, look to the rules and long-settled case law for relief. Both are on your side. Kosieradzki, Mark; Rahimi, Kara Jun 1, 2008 3497
Ask the right questions in screening an ER case. Richman, Howard Jun 1, 2008 293
Make sense of your client's story. Price, William J. Jun 1, 2008 386
Making the trauma negligence case: emergency care facilities are chronically understaffed, overworked, and lacking in medical teams with experience in treating victims of trauma. Patients who urgently need competent medical care may suffer disastrous consequences. Bartimus, James R.; DeWitt, Anthony L. May 1, 2008 4008
When the sick get sicker in the hospital: people go to the hospital to get better, but they may develop an infection while there that worsens their condition. If this happened to your client, you need to know how to trace the path of the infection to find out what, and who, caused it. Mitchell, Denis C. May 1, 2008 3121
A view from the bench: preparing your client for providency. Siemietkowski, John Apr 1, 2008 4043
Make sense of medical jargon. Godfrey, Brett Apr 1, 2007 160
Serious facts require serious charges: evolving methods to prosecute DWI offenders who kill. Diepraam, Warren; Kugler, Eric; Cunningham, Marcia Mar 1, 2007 3823
Carbon monoxide deaths from propane heaters: carbon monoxide risks from camping heaters can turn a fun outing into a deadly ordeal. When tragedy strikes, plaintiff attorneys must ensure that manufacturers are held accountable. Stageberg, Mark Aug 1, 2006 4533
Keep your clients in the loop. Vesper, Thomas J. Apr 1, 2006 228
Deflect attacks on you in bad-faith cases. Plummer, James C. Oct 1, 2005 297
Obtaining justice when a child dies; representing a family in a child death case can be a gut-wrenching experience. Tap into your own empathy and that of jurors to ensure that your clients get full and fair compensation for their loss. Messerly, Chris Sep 1, 2005 3157
Busting myths about punitives in products cases; don't let the defense misuse State Farm v. Campbell. Instead, learn to use it to your client's advantage to - believe it or not - prove the defendant's conduct deserves punishment. Arkin, Sharon J. Sep 1, 2005 4804
Secure damages for the cost of future care. Kessler, Michael W. Sep 1, 2005 240
Use elements of storytelling. James, Katherine Sep 1, 2005 345
Selecting the standout employment case: get the full story, weigh the good facts and the bad, predict how the jury will react, and trust your instincts when deciding whether a potential client's case is a strong one. Ahern, Ann-Marie Aug 1, 2005 2801
Lessons from the campaign trail: the last two presidential elections showcased several effective strategies you can use to win the votes you want most - the jurors. Hirschhorn, Robert B. Jul 1, 2005 3582
Pick your battles: sometimes lawyers have to concede small matters to win a larger victory. In this symposium, three attorneys tell how they surrendered a battle to win a war. Slavik, Donald H. Jul 1, 2005 1842
The loss that endures: some losses - of a loved one, a cherished activity, a dream for the future - leave a permanent void in a client's life. Creative advocacy can ensure that jurors understand your client's right to noneconomic damages. Peterson, Kathleen Flynn Jun 1, 2005 1629
Think location, location, location. Cusimano, Gregory S. Feb 1, 2005 235
Winning with PowerPoint: jurors understand better what they can see. Putting key elements of your case into a visual presentation will help you organize your thinking and enhance your powers of persuasion. Ball, Craig Jan 1, 2005 3378
Eliminate pretrial distractions. Bossart, David R. Jan 1, 2005 242
An overview of Lone Pine orders in toxic tort litigation: by requiring plaintiffs to produce early in discovery the specifics of their claims, judicial resources are preserved and contentions sharpened. Muehlberger, James P.; Hoekel, Boyd S. Oct 1, 2004 5023
Control how the jury sees your client. Pillersdorf, Gary B. Aug 1, 2004 158
Avoid open confrontation during jury trials. Olsman, Jules B. Jun 1, 2004 109
Hollywood's great lessons in cross-examination: what can movies teach us about trial technique? Many lawyers on the big screen have shown what works - and what doesn't - in the courtroom. Lipson, Ashley Saunders Mar 1, 2004 3982
Be ready when defense goes to the videotape. Smith, Stephen M. Mar 1, 2004 248
When your client is a grieving family: working with a family still reeling from loss while they are pursuing a legal case requires patience and sensitivity; while you cannot heal their grief, you can bring some order and closure to a difficult period in their lives. Porter, Christine Feb 1, 2004 2089
Understand your 'problem' plaintiff. Baum, David B. Nov 1, 2003 143
Preparing the mind, body, and voice. Robertson, David H. Nov 1, 2003 2537
Set your course: trial or settlement? Aronfeld, Spencer Jun 1, 2003 821
Don't let your client help the defense. Skeggs, Frederick J. May 1, 2003 227
Think twice before seeking sanctions. Leesfield, Ira H. Feb 1, 2003 92
Use a witness's own words to establish standard of care. Bergman, Victor A. Feb 1, 2003 279
Walk in your opponent's shoes. Spiecker, Shelley C. Feb 1, 2003 84
Make time palpable by using per diem arguments: a well-crafted per diem argument, when allowed by the jurisdiction where you practice, lets jurors see and feel what a difference a day makes to a client in pain. Orr, Richard Oct 1, 2002 2427
Win your case with low-tech exhibits. Lacek, Tom Brief Article Oct 1, 2002 244
Tactical charging: choosing wisely the terrain on which you want to fight! Sep 1, 2002 3022
Bringing the case to life: use communication concepts like information channeling and the rule of three to help jurors interpret and understand the plaintiff's story. Ogborn, Murray Jan 1, 2002 2624
Tap the power of pictures. Anthony, Kenneth C., Jr. Jan 1, 2002 258
Help jurors remember. Dubin, Josh Jan 1, 2002 250
Computer generated animation: identifying new and subtle prejudicial special effects. Thomas, Cope C. Dec 1, 2000 2434
Good counsel. Aug 1, 1999 798
Good counsel. Jul 1, 1999 851
Opening statements: lasting impressions. Jun 1, 1999 11903
Techniques for arguing damages to a jury. Gwilliam, J. Gary Apr 1, 1999 2687
Psychodrama and trial lawyering. Larimer, Katlin Apr 1, 1999 3920
Good counsel. Apr 1, 1999 817
Technology in the courtroom: computerized exhibits and how to present them. Baer, Lori G.; Riley, Christopher A. Apr 1, 1999 10133
The basics of direct and cross-examination of a fact witness. Stuart, Pamela B. Brief Article Jan 1, 1999 3179
Trying discrimination cases to the jury. Stark, Sheldon J. Dec 1, 1998 3522
Good counsel. Dec 1, 1998 804
Shedding new light; exposing eight myths that cloud the truth about civil justice. Leshne, Liane E. Oct 1, 1998 3090
The use of litigation risk assessments to help make informed case management decisions. Miller, Craig D. Sep 1, 1998 2440
Tell your story through opening statement. Allison, William Sep 1, 1998 3685
Effective strategies for closing the door on junk science experts. Parker, Bruce R. Jul 1, 1998 8727
Commensurability: understanding jury research and juror information processing. Sobus, Mark S. Jul 1, 1998 3221
Cross-examining the defense economist. Matthews, Joseph M. May 1, 1998 2815
Winning without trying. Spence, Gerald Leonard Apr 1, 1998 3990
Trial themes: winning jurors' minds and hearts. Perdue, Jim M., Jr. Apr 1, 1998 4976
Telling your client's story. Blumenfeld, Alan Apr 1, 1998 2362
Closing argument; the lawyer's crowning achievement. Cusimano, Gregory S. Apr 1, 1998 3029
Creating and developing winning themes and arguments. Gonzalez, Ervin A. Feb 1, 1998 1482
Appropriate use of scientific literature at trial in New York and other jurisdictions: is 'authoritative' a magic word? Kessler, Michael W.; Caputo, Christine A. Sep 22, 1997 14375
Bringing drama to the courtroom. Perdue, Jim M. Sep 1, 1997 3522
Overcoming juror bias in voir dire. Wenner, David A. Jul 1, 1997 2573
How to prove jurors will be on your side; surveys of potential jurors can help prepare attorneys for trial and can serve as effective catalysts for settlement. Singer, Amy Jun 1, 1997 2343
10 defense tactics in inadequate security cases. Burke, E. James Feb 1, 1997 3072
Who'd have thought? Nace, Barry J. Dec 1, 1996 1001
Taking the case and being successful. Hailey, Richard D. Dec 1, 1996 1177
Just say no! Bobb, Patricia C. Dec 1, 1996 561
Finding the focus. Bossart, David R. Dec 1, 1996 563
Crossing the expert. Baldwin, Scott Dec 1, 1996 685
Instant evidence: how to assess admissibility when every second counts. Lipson, Ashley S. Nov 1, 1996 3856
Compensation neurosis rides again: a practitioner's guide to defending PTSD claims. Brown, James T. Oct 1, 1996 10405
Do-it-yourself brain surgery, or why you may need an appellate specialist. Miltenberg, Ned Sep 1, 1996 3717
Defending against sex abuse allegations in custody cases. Quaid, Charles J. Aug 1, 1996 3099
When the passive voice is preferred. Good, C. Edward Jul 1, 1996 1453
Advocacy in mediation. Phillips, Layn R. Cover Story Jun 1, 1996 3345
When to initiate settlement in employment cases. Benien, Ruth M. Cover Story Jun 1, 1996 3108
Make the listening easy for jurors: mental file cabinets aid deliberations. Crawford, John E. Jun 1, 1996 1645
Improving the damages appeal: a few words on having the last word. Crawford, Richard J. May 1, 1996 2267
Making the research work for you. Call, John A. Apr 1, 1996 3489
What jurors really want. McEvoy, Patricia J. Apr 1, 1996 1307
Developing a winning case strategy. Maher, Michael C. Apr 1, 1996 2949
How to avoid, control or limit depositions of top executives. Preuss, Charles F.; Collins, Erika C. Apr 1, 1996 4192
Opening statements: good beginnings. Zimmermann, Jack R. Mar 1, 1996 11345
Help your witness earn an A+ in cross. Sears, Lance Brief Article Mar 1, 1996 192
Radiation overexposure claims: fighting defense tactics creatively. Simon, Ron Jan 1, 1996 4230
Envisioning persuasion: painting the picture for the jury. Peterson, Martin Q. Oct 1, 1995 2677
Combating standard defenses in medical cases: a multilevel approach. Trine, William A. Aug 1, 1995 3033
Storytelling throughout trial: increasing your persuasive powers. Ogborn, Murray Aug 1, 1995 2777
Against all odds: representing fathers in custody disputes. Flannery, Michael T. Aug 1, 1995 2662
Lessons from the courtroom. Miller, Laura Ariane Jul 1, 1995 795
Staying the course. Gober, Gary R. Jul 1, 1995 717
The value of love: trying the loss of consortium claim. Mongeluzzi, Robert J. Jul 1, 1995 3433
Preparing tortious interference claims. Gross-Farina, Sally Jun 1, 1995 4952
A lawyer on a jury. Venning, Robert S. May 1, 1995 3058
Lawyers - then and now. Corboy, Philip H. Jan 1, 1995 4920
How to be on the offensive without being offensive. Honeywell, Mark G. Jun 1, 1994 1918
Creating a theme. Baum, David B. Mar 1, 1994 1910
Winning trials nonverbally: six ways to establish control in the courtroom. Bernstein, Constance Jan 1, 1994 3544
The ethics of criminal defense. Simon, William H. Jun 1, 1993 10902
Expert witness engagements. Berliner, Robert W. Cover Story Aug 1, 1991 4880

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