Bar on Expert Testimony Puts Thousands of Accutane Cases in Jeopardy

Dr. Manges PhD | Forensic Psychologist | Expert Witness Last month we focused on expert witnesses – what to consider when hiring an expert and how expert witnesses are judged by a jury. A recent decision in a high-profile case, however, highlights the importance of...
When the numbers come out the jury starts to yawn

When the numbers come out the jury starts to yawn

Dr. Manges PhD | Forensic Psychologist | Expert Witness “Arithmetic is where numbers fly like pigeons in and out of your head.” Carl Sandburg, In matters before a civil court versus a military or criminal court, regardless of the venue, whether its New York, Illinois,...
On what basis is an expert witness judged by a jury?

On what basis is an expert witness judged by a jury?

Dr. Manges PhD | Forensic Psychologist | Expert Witness “Because one believes in oneself, one doesn’t try to convince others. Because one is content with oneself, one doesn’t need others’ approval. Because one accepts oneself, the whole world accepts...
When should an individual Voir Dire motion be considered?

When should an individual Voir Dire motion be considered?

Dr. Manges PhD | Forensic Psychologist | Expert Witness Can We Talk Honestly in Public? “We are what our thoughts have made us; so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live; they travel far.” Swami Vivekananda Jury deselection, in Texas,...
All Expert Witnesses Are Not Created Equal

All Expert Witnesses Are Not Created Equal

Dr. Manges PhD | Forensic Psychologist | Expert Witness “I am fond of pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. Pigs treat us as equals.” ― Winston S. Churchill” All experts are not created equal. Experts, whether they are Forensic Psychologists, Vocational...
High Profile Jury Selection

High Profile Jury Selection

Dr. Ken Manges PhD | Forensic Psychologist | Expert Witness In light of the upcoming webinar on Voir Dire, on the jury selection process,we wanted to bring your attention to some very recent high profile cases in which jury selection is underway. Early last week, jury...