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February 28, 2020, 4:51 PM EST VIEW PDF VERSION Dr. Dennis Stolle and Jeffery Longworth, co-authored article, PFAS And Public Opinion: Understanding The Gender Divide. The article on PFAS and public opinion research findings was published in the February 28, 2020, Law360 and can be found at: https://www.law360.com/productliability/articles/1248388/pfas-and-public-opinion-understanding-the-gender-divide
Trial lawyers often must make inferences about prospective jurors based on precious little information. Courts’ standard juror questionnaires typically include only a few questions. Courts seldom allow parties to use longer, supplemental juror questionnaires that can provide more useful information. Time allocated to questioning prospective jurors in court is limited, and many federal judges no longer allow attorney-conducted voir dire. Some prospective jurors may even skate through the voir dire process without ever saying a word.
Amit Patel of ThemeVision presented at the 25th Annual Conference of the Defense Trial Counsel of Indiana (DTCI) in South Bend, Indiana, held on November 15 and 16. Amit spoke with a panel of two other presenters regarding “Litigation Consulting Services, Including the Use of Focus Groups or Mock Trials for Trial Preparation.” His presentation … more »
ThemeVision consultants David Bartholomew and Amit Patel have earned TrialDirector certification. TrialDirector is a leading trial presentation application for organizing and presenting case documents and videos in court. TrialDirector certification requires more than 20 hours of intensive training, followed by successful demonstration of a high level of proficiency. For years, ThemeVision has used TrialDirector, a … more »
ThemeVision consultants, Christina Studebaker and Trisha Volpe, taught a national CLE seminar on voir dire and getting the information you need from and about prospective jurors. The seminar focused on how to prepare for and execute an effective jury selection and how to communicate strategically to get important insight from the people who will decide … more »