A special episode for the 75th edition of The Litigation Psychology Podcast. Dr. Bill Kanasky answers questions that have come in from podcast viewers and listeners. The questions asked and answered:
- Should I do my mock trial in the actual venue of the lawsuit?
- How should I handle confidentiality and do you recommend using real names in the mock trial?
- My witness is not responding back to me. What do I do?
- I started my opening statement with the company commercial to humanize my client, but I got hit with a nuclear verdict. Why did my approach backfire?
- My witness won't shut up during prep and is trying to win the case in the deposition - how do I stop this?
- My witness speaks very little English - what is the best way to conduct witness prep with a translator?
- Are jurors angry in the post-Covid era?