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DRI - The Effective Deponent: Preventing Amygdala Hijack During Witness Testimony - Co-Authored by Andrew Chamberlin

Jun 25, 2018 |
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Andrew S. Chamberlin

This article was originally published in the June 2018 issue of DRI’s For The Defense magazine.

The Effective Deponent: Preventing Amygdala Hijack During Witness Testimony

It is exceptionally rare that a defense witness “wins” the case through his or her deposition testimony. Indeed, it is far more likely that the testimony of the defense witness will “lose” the case during the deposition. Without extensive preparation, the confrontation between a defense witness and a skilled trial attorney is not a fair fight, regardless of the witness’ intelligence or the facts of the case.

Read the full article here.