A Comprehensive Guide to Jury Research

A Comprehensive Guide to Jury Research

Many attorneys have a perception that jury trials are dangerous and unpredictable; that jurors cannot be trusted to properly sort through the facts and evidence, understand complex legal issues and arguments, or take the process seriously. While it can be true that...
COVID-19 Insurance Survey Report

COVID-19 Insurance Survey Report

In May 2020, we conducted a national online survey of 802 jury-qualified U.S. citizens. The survey was designed to analyze people’s experiences and opinions about insurance and business interruption policy provisions in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Each...
Crisis Communication in the Time of COVID-19

Crisis Communication in the Time of COVID-19

For the first time in modern history, the global population is united in a very unique way – everyone, everywhere is dealing with COVID-19 and its effects and virtually no one has been spared from having their life dramatically changed. We are all living through a...
16 Strategies: Jury Selection Simplified

16 Strategies: Jury Selection Simplified

In this exclusive short video taken from an Inns of Court presentation, Richard Gabriel lays out the best and most basic steps attorneys can use to select a fair, open, and receptive jury. Taken from decades of research and over 500 selections from all over the...
What Makes a Good Case Story?

What Makes a Good Case Story?

   “Neither revolution nor reformation can ultimately change a society, rather you must tell a more powerful tale, one so persuasive that it sweeps away the old myths and becomes the preferred story….” — Ivan Illich, Storytelling or Myth-making? So, what does make a...
Jury Trials: Unpredictable in Predictable Ways

Jury Trials: Unpredictable in Predictable Ways

“Much of the uncertainty of law is not an unfortunate accident: it is of immense social value.” — Judge Sonia Sotomayor In a study of almost one thousand attorneys in 2016, conducted by the American Society of Trial Consultant Advisors and NYU Law School’s Civil Jury...