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May 12, 2022
Witnesses, Don't Create Obstacles to a Positive Perception
Witnesses, I’d like to have a word. You know the most important audience for your testimony — the jurors in the courtroom with you, or the future jury who might someday see a clip...
April 21, 2022
Take the Medicine: Three Steps to Pre-empting Your Witness's Bad Stuff
You have your witness on the stand in direct examination. You have finished laying out the positive story that you want to tell, but you have one more thing to do before handing...
April 18, 2022
Experts: Use Anecdotes, not Just Data
By Dr. Ken Broda-Bahm: For those trained in the sciences, relying on illustrations or examples is not considered nearly as good as relying on data. If they call something...
April 14, 2022
Distinguish the Four Types or Phases of Witness Preparation
By Dr. Ken Broda-Bahm: Experienced trial lawyers know it is important that their witnesses are prepared to testify. At the deposition stage, and even when the likelihood of a...
November 14, 2019
Witnesses, Return to Your ‘Home Base' Where Possible
A couple of witnesses had about the most high-profile testimony turn imaginable the other day. As the public phase of the House impeachment hearings got underway on Wednesday, the...
Prepare Your Witness Virtually: Seven Best Practices
As we are moving up yet another hill on the pandemic case-count rollercoaster, hopefully the last rise before the final descent into a vaccine landing zone, courts are once again...
Increase Your Witness's Confidence Level: Seven Ways
Sometimes greater confidence is the last thing a witness needs. When your fact or expert witness is arrogant, unprepared, or careless about their upcoming testimony, they might...
Witnesses: Answer Both the Language of the Question and Its Implication
When preparing a witness, there can sometimes be a strong impulse to say, "Just answer the question." That impulse comes from an appropriate desire to keep things simple, and to...