Author Archives: Rich Matthews / Juryology

CLE on Jury Selection, June 12, 2019: The Class We Should Have Gotten in Law School But Didn’t

I will be presenting a full-day CLE on the art, science, and real-deal practicality of jury selection on June 12, 2019 in San Francisco. Click here for details and registration. If you want something specific to be covered, let me … Continue reading

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Podcast: ‘Bull’ persists; so do we. Episode 2

Click here for podcast. CBS persists in airing ‘Bull,’ giving us episode 2 on 9/27/16, “The Woman in 8D.”  Alleged trial consultant Dr. Bull’s crime spree continues unabated, along with the ridiculous nonsense that mostly comprises this show. As ever, fiction … Continue reading

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Podcast: Stepping in ‘Bull’: Another trial consultant & I discuss this ridiculous and harmful show.

Click here for podcast, Stepping in ‘Bull’ CBS launched a new show from the apparently forgetful mind of Dr. Phil, that pretends to be about trial consultants. Fiction is great; outright falsehood is not. And in a year in which … Continue reading

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5 Mistakes Just About All Trial Attorneys Make in Jury Selection (yep, maybe you, too)

Five mistakes widely made by trial counsel in jury selection . . . probably including you. Continue reading

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Rich on ‘Celebrity Court Radio’ re ex-Gov Rowland conviction

I was on Elizabeth Kelley’s ‘Celebrity Court Radio’ show yesterday, available by clicking here. (I’m approximately 10 minutes into the show.) The subject was the conviction of John Rowland in a Connecticut federal court for violations of campaign disclosure/finance laws … Continue reading

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75 Seconds of Jury Selection Thoughts

Click here for video. This was recorded by the Animal Law Defense Fund after I gave a presentation on jury issues in animal abuse prosecutions. (Biggest challenge: lots of jurors don’t consider it “real” crime when compared to murder and … Continue reading

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Expert Testimony: Some Science & Some Art to Increase Your Value

You’re an expert witness who wants to add the greatest possible value to your side. (Or you might be the attorney who wants to get the most juror persuasion out of your expert.) You’re in the right place. Jurors taste … Continue reading

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