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Flower your jury instructions

__________________________________________________________________ 1.5.2021 Select your jury instruction up front. Integrate with your theme and theories. Jurors often think lawyers want to avoid the law. Show them the law they are apply the facts to in a way to help them understand and to clarify and overcome your opposition. Judge Gregory Alarcon, of the Los Angeles Superior Court in an article “CACI Meets the Bard” in the Advocate Magazine, July 2020 suggests using instructions as the spine of your case. In scripts and stories that is the narrative thread that continues the central idea of the story, or a theme-driven trial He has seen many...

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2021 and new opportunities!

Will trials start? A foundation of stoicism is understanding that we have no control over some events, like CV19, but we do have control over how we respond. This applies to trials and about everything else. How we respond is our measure. How do we make the most of what we have in the obstacles we face? CV19 will not last forever and using our time to learn and grow as trial attorneys is time well spent. Mastering the tools of trial in terms of visual presentation, technique and even who we are and how we approach trial is time...

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