Categories

Evaluating #MeToo Cases: Part II

Evaluating #MeToo Cases: Part II

My Perspective as a Trial Consultant Like other civil cases, sexual harassment cases can have shortcomings: for instance, dubious #MeToo witnesses and clients with unrealistic expectations. Jury research using focus groups and mock trials can correct case problems before trial or spot cases that should be settled.

Read More
Simplifying the Admission of Evidence

Simplifying the Admission of Evidence

Mastering evidence law is foundational to anyone building a civil-trial practice, be it personal injury, medical malpractice, business litigation or employment law. Yet the complexity of the evidence code, overlaid with thousands of reported cases, makes this a daunting task for law students and young lawyers alike.

Read More
Evaluating #MeToo Cases: Part 1

Evaluating #MeToo Cases: Part 1

My Perspective as a Male Employment Lawyer Recently, the Internet and media were ablaze about the so-called #MeToo movement. For the most part, this hashtag gave voice to women claiming past sexual harassment. While the movement has garnered much sympathy, it has also invited pushback and skepticism. This is my take, as a male and […]

Read More