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Criminal Court System

The following contains some pertinent information that might be of help to you as you become involved in the criminal justice system as a victim or witness. Apprehension and Arrest of the Accused There are three basic...more

Remarks delivered to The International Human Rights Framework Opportunities for Attorneys and Advocates, "The Role of Lawyers in...

Good morning. I am very pleased to be here with you, and I thank the International Justice Resource Center for inviting me to share some thoughts on a subject that is close to my heart. My thanks go also to the co-organizers...more

Congress Goes After Infamous Foreclosure Mill Fraud Firm Steven Baum

On November 4, 2011, Congress' Committee on Oversight and Reform's Ranking Member Elijah Cummings demands infamous foreclosure Mill Steven Baum to produce documents because Congress is investigating his alleged "improper or...more

Battered Spouses

Are you a foreign citizen being abused by a U.S. citizen or a permanent resident while living in the U.S.? Do you need to get away from this abuser without their knowledge? If you answered “Yes” to the above...more

Addressing Anti-Muslim Bias in the Courtroom

Information on prevalence of anti-Muslim bias and strategies to minimize this bias in court presented by two experienced trial consultants. ...more

Identifying the Authoritarian Juror

How to identify authoritarian jurors. What the literature says that can aid you in selecting or de-selecting these jurors based on the facts of your case. ...more

The ethics of racial profiling

Should attorneys decry racial profiling by police officers and yet use it in jury selection? A British philosopher inquires and experienced trial consultants offer their thoughts. ...more

Obstacles to Maintaining Jury Diversity

Obstacles to and benefits of maintaining racial diversity on juries for better decision-making. ...more

Ways Capital Defense Attorneys Can Use Psycholegal Research to Their Advantage

Summarizes the more recent research on capital defense so that attorneys working death penalty cases can quickly review the research and make decisions that work to their advantage. Three ASTC member trial consultants respond...more

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