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  • Jodi Arias
    Social media delayed: a case of life and death
    By Jo-Ellan Dimitrius, Ph.D., Amy Singer, Ph.D. and Diana GreningerJury selection for Jodi Arias sentencing phase began this Monday in Arizona. Given this case’s publicity, social media has once again come into question. As citizens, we must...
  • Antelope Valley community youth court training in the city of Lancaster
    Antelope Valley community youth court training in the city of Lancaster
    The Antelope Valley Community Youth Court is having juror training today, June 11 from 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. The training will take place at Lancaster City Hall, Council Chambers. The city shows its concerns for the residence of Lancaster by...
  • Online focus groups
    Online focus groups: A technological solution
    By Amy Singer, Ph.D., Diana Greninger and Kemberlee BonnetUntil recently, traditional face-to-face focus groups have been the obvious and most widely used method in conducting research. However, like anything else, face-to-face focus groups have...
  • Public Opinion
    Content Analysis and Demonstrative Aids
    By Amy Singer, Ph.D., Diana Greninger and Kemberlee BonnetDemonstrative aids are a means to present specific elements of a case. One way to assess the effectiveness of your demonstrative aid is through content analysis of real-time mock juror...
  • Virtual meeting
    The advantages of virtual witness preparation
    By Amy Singer, Ph.D., Diana Greninger and Kemberlee BonnetAs consultants and attorneys we all know that witness preparation can make or break a case. Some attorneys might not have litigation consulting built into their timeframe or their budget...
  • Emergency
    Latent Injury Trial Strategies
    By Amy Singer, Ph.D., Diana Greninger and Kemberlee BonnetAutomobile collisions often involve latent onset symptoms that manifest weeks, months, even years following a collision. Causation of latent onset symptoms is often difficult for the...
  • Putting pieces together
    Do it yourself trial technology and trial consulting
    By Amy Singer, Ph.D. and Diana GreningerLong are the days we trusted professional football referees to make calls on plays. These days we look at replays before we trust a referee’s eyes. Technology has taken over everything from football to...
  • Heicklen and Babb
    Jury Rights Project invites Metroplex activists on board
    "Hello Dallas and Ft. Worth. Will you join us in our efforts to educate the public about jury nullification?"That was the invitation to North Texans received by the Dallas Libertarian Examiner today from James Babb, Jury Rights Project...
  • JuryBox
    More can be Revealed: The Benefit of Follow-up Questions in Voir Dire
    By Amy Singer, Ph.D., Diana Greninger and Kemberlee BonnetVoir dire, or jury selection, is one of the most important parts of a trial. It requires careful, well-planned questioning. However, there are more factors to consider for voir dire than...
  • DC Jury Nullification ad
    Jury nullification going vertical in DC
    How would you like to see more than 18,000 potential jurors receive an introduction to jury nullification every day in Washington DC?Longtime freedom activist Jim Babb is always looking for a way to knock another brick out of the anti-freedom wall...
  • Scales of Justice
    How to persuade jurors in a complex case
    By Amy Singer, Ph.D. and Diana GreningerOur American system of justice is the only system in the world that allows for a guaranteed right: to be judged by a jury of one’s peers. But what if your peers simply cannot identify or relate with...
  • CheckMate
    Scientifically proven ways to be persuasive in the courtroom
    By Amy Singer, Ph.D. and Diana GreningerTrial consulting: as some of us like to call it, persuasion psychology.The study of psychology, which means “study of the soul,” dates back as far as the 1600’s. It wasn’t until the...
  • Mob mentality
    Martin juror: George Zimmerman ‘got away with murder’
    This bombshell should do wonders for the mood of folks like the rational and fair-minded citizen pictured here. Many were ready to lynch George Zimmerman based on the poisonous claim made by race hucksters like Al Sharpton reinforced by the...
  • Jodi Arias
    Jodi Arias trial: Jurors have horrific job of choosing death or life in prison
    Earlier this week, jurors in the Jodi Arias trial delivered a guilty sentence. While they were supposed to reconvene the next day to decide whether or not she would be given the death penalty or life in prison. On May 9 NY Times shares just how...
  • "12 Angry Men" poster.
    '12 Angry Men' argue about justice
    Yesterday, I saw a movie that made me think about "12 Angry Men" and the problem with peer pressure. I've seen this 1957 movie and I've seen several versions of the play."Twelve Angry Men" began as a teleplay, written...