Hi everyone. Welcome to “Emotion in the Courtroom.” I’m Mike DeBlis, host of “Emotion in the Courtroom.” This is a podcast designed to help trial lawyers bring “the life back to the law” by making a positive connection with jurors so that they will be open to our arguments. Whenever we embark on something new, we are so fragile. Our vision can be shattered by just one careless stateme Share on Facebook Share Share on TwitterTweet Share on Google Plus Share Share on LinkedIn Share
Why ‘Improv’ for Lawyers?
Picture this. A group of thirty trial lawyers in a room singing, “Big Booty, Big Booty, Big Booty, Oh Yeah!” Now imagine them in a single line, like “The Rockettes,” balancing on their left legs while rotating their right legs clockwise and attempting to draw the number six backwards on their left palms with their right index finger. How about one of them uttering the words, “Bunny Share on Facebook Share Share on TwitterTweet Share on Google Plus Share Share on LinkedIn Share
Simplifying “Tax Speak” So That It Is Accessible to the Average Joe
Have you ever gone to a technical talk or presentation excited about the topic, only to be frustrated by the speaker’s technical jargon and stiff delivery? If you’re a tax professional, you’ve likely been to more of these presentations than you care to remember (perhaps even reluctantly if you have waited until the eleventh hour to earn your CPE credit). Let’s face it. Tax is not one Share on Facebook Share Share on TwitterTweet Share on Google Plus Share Share on LinkedIn Share
Today’s Criminal Justice System: Does It Live Up to What the Founding Fathers Envisioned It to Be?
“A diligent prosecutor can convince a grand jury to indict a ham sandwich.” This quote by New York Court of Appeals Chief Judge Sol Wachtler was made even more famous in the Tom Wolfe novel The Bonfire of the Vanities. Apropos of nothing, Judge Wachtler also once referred to t Share on Facebook Share Share on TwitterTweet Share on Google Plus Share Share on LinkedIn Share