Author Archives: Paul Luvera

THE TOOL OF PSYCHODRAMA FOR PLAINTIFF ATTORNEYS

More than twenty years ago I first taught at the Trial College College created by Gerry Spence and conducted in Wyoming. It was there that I met Dr. John Nolte from Connecticut. He was trained as a psychologist and became … Continue reading

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JUST BECAUSE YOU KNOW THE LYRICS DOESN’T MEAN YOU CAN SING

Starting in 1945 in Nuremberg, Germany twenty two major Nazi leaders were tried for war crimes. Judges  from the Allied Powers – Great Britain, France, the Soviet Union and the United States presided. Adolf Hitler, Heinrich Himmler, Wilhelm Burgdorf, Hans … Continue reading

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UNDERSTANDING WHY JURORS WANT TO BLAME THE INJURED PLAINTIFF

Tom Wolfe, in his book The Right Stuff, described how military pilots reacted when a fellow pilot was killed during test flights. He wrote: “The other pilots shook their heads and said it was a damned shame, but he should … Continue reading

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