When the numbers come out the jury starts to yawn

When the numbers come out the jury starts to yawn

Dr. Manges Ph.D. | 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,...

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

Dr. Manges Ph.D. | 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...

How You Say It Is as Important as What You Say

“The trouble with talking too fast is you may say something you haven’t thought of yet.” –Ann Landers Regardless of the state in which they are testifying, New York, Texas, Illinois, Florida or Ohio to name a few, witnesses, even experts, are subjected to...

When should an individual Voir Dire motion be considered?

Dr. Manges Ph.D. | 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

In some states (Illinois, New York, Texas, Florida, Ohio to name a few), the expert Forensic Psychologist must also be a treating practitioner besides their role and means of making a living as an expert who testifies.

Presenting to the jury: Use of demonstrative evidence

Dr. Ken Manges Ph.D. | Forensic Psychologist |Expert Witness After a thorough investigation and careful preparation of your client’s case, you want the jury to understand the information being presented to them. One way to enhance the impact of this information is...