Category Archives: Advocacy

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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GREAT TRIAL LAWYERS PUT THEIR CLIENTS INTEREST’S FIRST, ACT WITH ETHICAL COURAGE AND ACCEPT THE FACT THEY WILL MAKE ENEMIES

It may be unpopular and politically incorrect in this age of professional civility, but I believe, if we fulfill our role as advocates, we are very likely going to make enemies. The late Bishop Fulton J. Sheen once wrote about … Continue reading

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APPEALS TO COMMON SENSE MAKE NO SENSE BECAUSE COMMON SENSE ISN’T COMMON

Today I’d like you to consider the over used phrase “common sense” which we use all the time in our daily communications and in trials.  You’ve heard the insistence that the answer is simple because it is just “common sense”  The … Continue reading

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