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Amit Patel, Christina Studebaker, and Dennis P. Stolle author, “Peremptory Challenges: A New Rule in Washington” regarding the Supreme Court of Washington’s implementation of a pioneering rule intended to “eliminate the unfair exclusion of potential jurors based on race or ethnicity.”  Read the full article below.
Dennis P. Stolle and Amit Patel authored a whitepaper entitled “Leveraging Cognitive Science when Mediating High-Stakes Commercial Cases.” The article discusses how litigators can utilize cognitive psychology to their benefit in negotiation settings. The article was published by Lorman and can be read on the Lorman website or a PDF version can be downloaded (PDF … more »
Dennis P. Stolle and Amit Patel authored an article which appeared in Law360 titled “There Is A Cognitive Science Behind Big Jury Verdicts.” The article discusses the cognitive science behind how jurors struggle with translating their beliefs about harm into a monetary value. A PDF version can be downloaded here.
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 »
Christina Studebaker of ThemeVision presented at the 24th Annual Conference of the Defense Trial Counsel of Indiana (DTCI) in French Lick, Indiana on November 16 and 17. Christina’s presentation was titled ‘Why Facts Aren’t Always Persuasive: The Influence of Pre-Existing Beliefs, Unconscious Bias, and Fact-Resistance on Juror Decision Making. ThemeVision LLC was a conference sponsor … more »
Trisha Volpe led a CLE seminar and communication training at the American Bar Association’s Annual Conference held in New York City in Aug. 2017. The session supports attorneys in navigating the complicated and sometimes mysterious world of the news media, positioning them to become solid and reliable contacts journalists turn to for depth and perspective. … more »