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Representative Juries – Jury Selection

Representative Juries – Jury Selection

On March 16, 2020, the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic first began to affect court proceedings, when a New York judge declared a mistrial in the case of a doctor accused of sexual abuse after the defense attorney arrived at court with COVID-like symptoms. Later the...

Big Data Doesn’t Always Mean SMART Data

The Dirty Little Secret Behind “Big Data” These days, no industry can operate without data. With the enormous amounts of data being generated every minute, every second from client logs, business transactions, sales figures, and stakeholders, data is the...

Client Relationships & Managing Expectations

Building a strong client relationship Seasoned trial attorneys often say the key ingredient in a good attorney-client relationship is a sense of mutual cooperation. But how do you establish that kind of relationship? Managing clients’ expectations is essential...

Danny Kahneman on Decision Hygiene

Are juror decisions full of “NOISE,” and what can we do about it?  In his recent book co-authored with Olivier Sibony, and Cass R. Sunstein, Daniel Kahneman, a famous psychologist, and economist, Emeritus Professor at Princeton University, and Nobel Prize-winning...

The Impact of Juror Biases

Every law student learns about Batson v. Kentucky, the landmark 1986 U.S. Supreme Court case that held that a prosecutor cannot strike potential jurors based on race in a criminal trial.  That principle was later extended to civil litigation, with the Supreme Court...