Today‘s difficult economy and uncertainty about personal income and assets have created challenges for people who could be facing litigation. Faced with diminished financial resources, increased costs of living and the burden of attorneys’ fees, parties are increasingly turning to ...Read More »
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The national debate over health care covered a broad spectrum of topics and invited opinions from every citizen. And like any political issue, the debate will affect potential jurors, said Richard Gabriel, president of Decision Analysis, a jury consulting company ...Read More »
After the conclusion of a trial, lawyers often want to ask jurors a simple question: How did I do? The lawyer who lost the case may particularly want to know how the juror reached its conclusion and why, so she ...Read More »
Traumatic brain injury cases often turn on the testimony of neuropsychologists who performed a battery of tests on the plaintiff months or years after the injury. But Dr. James P. Wade, a neuropsychologist who often performs such tests, told attendees ...Read More »
As Virginia’s high court delivered its new set of rules on April 30, two judges from the Virginia Court of Appeals were fleshing out appellate rules with some practical pointers for lawyers. Speaking to family law practitioners from around the ...Read More »
A recent article in the journal “Science” demonstrated that people often make decisions without being consciously aware of their choices. Our research has shown a similar phenomenon among jurors. Some jurors make up their minds before the trial begins, without ...
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