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ThemeVision Trial Consultants, Dennis Stolle and Christina Studebaker, were each mentioned in the 2008 book, The History of Nebraska Law. The book’s chapter on interdisciplinary legal education mentions Stolle’s work with Dr. Steven Penrod on complex research designs, citing to Stolle’s 2002 article in Behavioral Sciences & the Law. The chapter also refers to Stolle’s … more »
On November 9, 2007, Dr. Christina Studebaker presented to undergraduate students, graduate students, and faculty at John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York on the work and professional activities of practicing trial consultants. And, on November 15, 2007, Dr. Dennis Stolle presented to undergraduate psychology students at Indiana University about jury selection, trial … more »
On August 29, 2007, Drs. Dennis Stolle and Christina Studebaker, in cooperation with the Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum (“ICLEF”), presented a continuing legal education program in Indianapolis titled “Developing Winning Trial Themes.” The program topics included:  The Power of the Trial Theme: The conceptual foundation for what a trial theme is and why it is … more »
On August 22, 2007, the Indiana Lawyer’s front page featured a collaborative research project between ThemeVision and Indiana University, which had surveyed lawyers, judges, and jurors from 179 criminal trials in Indiana. The article, titled “Influence Inside the Jury Room,” discussed the study’s findings, which included a strong statistical relationship between verdict and the presence on … more »
On August 20, 2007, The Indianapolis Star profiled a collaborative research project between ThemeVision and Indiana University in an article titled, “Jury Study Prompts Guidance, Praise.” The study surveyed lawyers, judges, and jurors from 179 Indiana criminal jury trials. The Star article highlighted the study’s finding that “[t]he foreman’s initial viewpoint carries a lot of weight. Jurors also … more »