When we cannot be there in person, online jury research allows us to continue to conduct meaningful research with prospective jurors in any venue.
Credentials and experience are key components of an expert’s credibility, but not the whole story. Clint Townson discusses what social science tells us about the factors informing expert witnesses’ credibility and influence.
You know your job as a lawyer is to present your client’s case. And, you know you have a duty to zealously represent that client. The challenge, of course, is how to effectively persuade the jury that your side holds the truth.
It is common practice for attorneys to conduct social media searches of prospective jurors during voir dire to uncover and weed out panel members who are likely to possess biases that will prevent a fair trial. Learn how and why the trial consultants at IMS | The Focal Point advise counsel to continue to conduct juror social media research throughout the trial.
Jim Stiff and Brittany Cross discuss research standards that result in truly valuable pre-trial information. He describe how using proven scientific methods ensures valid venue and jury analysis, mock juror recruitment, and research conclusions.
Paul Roberts reviews Mario Pandelaere’s theory on the relationship between how quantitative information is displayed and how it impacts the judgments and decisions people make.
In the wake of the Casey Anthony verdict, Chris Ritter explores how the justice system works and how juries do their job.
How to engage your jury and succeed at teaching and persuading in the courtroom.
Jurors, more often than not, get it right. Here are four steps to help them down the right track.
Five simple rules for helping your jury reach a verdict.
Five tips to help you avoid the most common mistakes we see lawyers make when designing graphics.
Maximize your time and space in the courtroom and help your jurors stay focused on your case.
Transform jurors from passive observers into active advocates for your client’s side!
Can Make It Work for Them
Learning to appreciate the jury system makes you better in front of one.
Keep your jurors organized and focused during trial.
Learning to tell a good story is crucial to convincing the jurors you are right.
How to conduct yourself in the courtroom and other powerful skills you need to be successful.
Help jurors and get them to lobby for your side during deliberation.
The secret to making you a better teacher for your jurors and a better advocate for your client.
After years in the courtroom, we know what makes jurors sit up, listen, and understand.
As Weapons Are to Soldiers
How analogies can be used as the key to winning over your jurors.
A toolkit to get your jurors to understand your case and keep them engaged.
Everything you need to know to keep your jurors’ interest and attention.