Voir Dire Fact Sheet – Part I

By Dr. Ken Manges Ph.D. | Forensic Psychologist Some key points to consider when preparing for the voir dire process: Know the rules in your court regarding: The order in which the parties select the jury What constitutes a challenge for cause The number of peremptory...
Daubert Standard for Forensic Experts in Federal Court

Daubert Standard for Forensic Experts in Federal Court

Daubert standards address not only the expertise of the witness but the basis on which they are offering their opinions.  For vocational and psychological experts specifically, the expert must be relevant and reliable (to be able to be tested and to have a specific error rate that can be quantified).

Negotiation 101

Negotiation 101

Advice about negotiation often focuses on procedure, strategy, and tactics. However, some of the most important factors in dispute resolution are the subliminal aspects of the interaction that operate outside the awareness of the participants, which may create unnecessary barriers to the effective resolution in dispute.