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 through the use of demonstrative evidence. Demonstrative Evidence Demonstrative evidence is any form […]
Dr. Ken Manges Ph.D. | Forensic Psychologist |Expert Witness Voir Dire Theme Development Fact Sheet In order for people to make sense of the world around them, they often use stories to organize events and give them structure. Jurors in a courtroom is not any different, for the attitudes and experiences they bring with them […]
Dr. Manges Ph.D. | Forensic Psychologist Conditioning the jury Life experience restricted by court sanctions will be the basis on which the jury will view and interpret the evidence before them. As jurors, their minds are not blank nor are they exclusively limited to what is said about the case in the courtroom. Chance encounters, […]
Dr. Manges Ph.D. | Forensic Psychologist When it comes time for closing arguments, the jurors will have spent the course of the trial forming impressions and opinions about the evidence and your story. It is important that you remain consistent with your story; for your closing argument is a culmination of what has transpired. Hopefully, […]
It is important to select your theme and to weave it throughout every aspect of your case which you expect the jury to rely upon in making a decision.
By Dr. Ken Manges Ph.D. | Forensic Psychologist After completing the voir dire process, you will hopefully have a jury favorable to your client’s needs. Many lawyers stop here and hope for the best in terms of how well their information comes across to the jury. However, if you want to know how the jury […]