Does Politics Play a Role in the Jury Room?
Two recent cases highlight how a person’s political affiliation — among other things — can affect what happens in the jury room.... Read More
What’s It Like to Try an In-Person Jury Trial During the COVID Pandemic?
During a brief window of time — before the most recent surge in COVID-19 cases — I had the good fortune to... Read More
Kudos to Hint Health and Carrington Coleman on ‘David vs. Goliath’ Win
Congratulations to our clients Hint Health Inc. and their counsel Carrington Coleman Sloman & Blumenthal on the decisive verdict in U.S. District... Read More
How to Get Jurors to Obey the Judge’s Instructions
We are a nation hopelessly addicted to a constant flow of information, from the important to the trivial, continuously streamed to us... Read More
Who’s the ‘Ideal’ Juror? Often, It Comes Down to Finding the ‘Least Bad’ One
Remember the college admissions scandal with the Hollywood elite? The writers of “Bull” used it as fodder for this week’s episode, “Quid... Read More
Going to Trial Is Always a Gamble, Even for ‘Bull’
In this week’s episode, “Behind the Ivy,” 16-year-old Antonio Garcia is worried about “making weight” for his wrestling competition. He’s three pounds... Read More
‘Bull’ Case Highlights Importance of Witness Prep
Testifying is stressful, regardless of topic. But when it’s about something personal, the witness requires even more intensive coaching to stay composed.... Read More
Bull’s Courtroom Behavior Puts Him on Judge’s Naughty List
This week’s episode, “Imminent Danger,” involves stalking, a murder charge, and of course, a jury trial. Erin Flemming believes her ex-boyfriend, Garrett... Read More
A “Selfie” Injury Case Pits Bull vs. His Client
What to do when you and your client don’t see eye to eye on trial strategy? Grit your teeth and figure it... Read More
Was ‘Bull’ Fratricide a Tragic Accident or Intentional Murder?
This week’s episode of “Bull” opens on the Crawford brothers, Charlie, 13, and Theo, 17, home alone one afternoon. Charlie persuades his... Read More