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Ain't Nobody Got Time for That (unhappy clients)

Beware of taking on representation for FREE. Danger, danger!...more

When Should I Call a Lawyer?

You don’t need a lawyer for everything, but there are a few times in life when hiring a lawyer is a necessity....more

#GoneClio: Rosengren Kohlmeyer

Meet Jason Kohlmeyer, a founding partner of the Rosengren Kohlmeyer Law Office, based in the region hub of Mankato, Minnesota. Learn how he transitioned from a Minnesota-large law firm to his own small law practice, and how...more

Finding Photos and Images for Your Law Blog - Free and Fast.

Finding photos and images to use on your blog can be difficult, if you don't want to pay for them and you don't want to infringe on another's copyright. Here's how to find high quality photos and images to use on your...more

Hiring a Private Investigator...what you need to know

Hiring a professional private investigator is not as easy as you might think, there are many things for you to know and take into consideration. This article outlines what to look for when you need a private investigator....more

Influential Canadian Judge goes Online to Democratize the Law

Justice Harvey Brownstone, author of Tug of War, has joined several lawyers on the advicescene.com legal forum to answer questions from the public....more

Find Your Crimes On Facebook

A new feature has been introduced at the most popular social networking site, Facebook — which it’s calling Truescoop –, a name search that identifies people by their state of residence and date of birth and, for some,...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

Do Liberals and Conservatives Punish Differently?

An intriguing look at how liberal versus conservative orientation plays into decisions to punish. Three experienced ASTC-member trial consultants respond to this article and discuss how they would use the results in court....more

How Jurors React to Successful Women

An intriguing look at how jurors respond to successful women and how to minimize negative bias. Three experienced ASTC-member trial consultants give their reactions. This article is one of many available free online from The...more

Cross-Examination of the Narcissistic Witness

An experienced ASTC-member trial consultant provides a follow-up article on the cross-examination of the narcissistic witness. Tips, tools, tactics and how to think about this special challenge. This article is one of many...more

Preparation of Narcissistic Witnesses

Three experienced ASTC-member trial consultants provide practical strategies for preparing the narcissistic witness. This article is one of many available free online from The Jury Expert (the publication of the American...more

Using principles of persuasion in the courtroom

An overview of the principles of persuasion and how to use them in the courtroom with reactions from three experienced ASTC-member trial consultants. This article is one of many available free online from The Jury Expert (the...more

Solution-Focused Mediation in Litigation

This article presents strategies and ideas on how to use a solution-focused approach to mediation in a litigation context. Three experienced ASTC-member trial consultants offer their reactions. This article is one of many...more

Virtual Forensic Animation at Trial

Discusses how virtual forensic animation can be used at trial to effectively communicate just what happened and let jurors see with their own eyes. Three experienced ASTC-member trial consultants react and the author...more

How to use research on religious affiliation at trial

This article reviews the social sciences research on religion and discusses how attorneys can use this information in voir dire and case presentation. Three experienced ASTC-member trial consultants weigh in and the authors...more

Helping Witnesses Remember More

Basic psychological research shows that you can help your eye witnesses to remember more using a simple strategy: have them close their eyes! Read about how this works and see experienced ASTC-member trial consultants...more

Effective Voir Dire Strategies

An experienced ASTC-member trial consultant offers practical tips on staying organized in voir dire and jury selection. A straight-forward, low-tech approach that allows you to maintain your composure in the thick of it. This...more

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