Author Archives: Paul Luvera

GREAT TRIAL LAWYERS ARE CONTINUAL STUDENTS

When we follow the careers of great trial lawyers we see different attitudes about learning new ideas. There are those who have a viewpoint “if it ain’t broken don’t fix it” when it comes to new ideas or research about being a … Continue reading

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HUMAN NATURE: “FACTS ARE WHITE NOISE & EMOTIONS RULE” & WHY WE CONTINUE TO BELIEVE OBJECTIVELY FALSE THINGS

There are  two features of human nature that are bewildering. One is the fact that in human reasoning too often “facts are white noise and emotions rule.” That is a quote from an adviser to the leaders promoting Britain’s exit … Continue reading

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HOW TO DEPOSE A WITNESS WHOSE TESTIMONY CONFLICTS WITH YOUR CLIENT

Recently I was asked by a lawyer what I recommended for a deposition the lawyer was taking involving witness who was going to testify to facts in direct conflict with his client’s testimony. A classic two versions of the same … Continue reading

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