Making A Murderer May Make Better Defense Jurors
Over the past several years, there has been increased media coverage of allegations that police and/or prosecutors (allegedly) unfairly targeted suspects or defendants. There has been national attention to cases in which police officers kill suspects (e.g., Michael Brown in Ferguson; Freddie Gray in Baltimore) and other cases in which journalists and filmmakers turn a specific case into a documentary. Last year it was the popular podcast Serial, wherein This American Life’s Sarah Koenig investigated the suspicious circumstances surrounding...Read Full Article >
By Julie Blackman, Ph.D. & Maria Obregon
The Big Short: When Richard Thaler (real life American economist and the Ralph and Dorothy Keller Distinguished Service Professor of Behavioral Science and Economics at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business) provided color commentary as Selena Gomez placed a bet on her good-looking blackjack hand, while others in the crowd bet on the likelihood that she would win, and still others bet on the likelihood that those bettors in the crowd would win, the movie-going public likely...Read Full Article >
NEW YORK, Dec. 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Paul Bernardini, one of the nation’s leading legal industry experts, will now head the company’s Expert Witness Consulting (EWC) business. Paul was previously Vice President of Sales & Marketing and responsible for much of the growth of the EWC business at DOAR. His new role as Vice President of Expert Witness Consulting reflects the company’s increased commitment to being a leader in the expert witness industry as it has been in the trial consulting industry for decades.
Paul is a lawyer having received...Read Full Article >