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PARTICIPANTS

jury  ·  judge  ·  attorney  ·  witness  ·  party

CASES

criminal  ·  civil  ·  in the news

ACTIVITIES

negotiating  ·  questioning  ·  advocating

COMCON

consulting  ·  scholarship

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The PDF Library contains PDFs of litigation articles, persuasion tips, media interviews of ComCon consultants, newsworthy cases on which ComCon has worked, selected scholarship of ComCon consultants, and noteworthy publications about persuasion, juries and trial advocacy.

Participants          Jury  ·   Attorney  ·  Witness  ·  Party 

 

JURY

Selection Tips [INTERVIEW]     5 Tips for Seating a Sympathetic Jury pdf

Selection Tips  [INTERVIEW]     4 Ways to Seat the Jury of Your Dreams pdf

Witness Questions  [INTERVIEW]    New Rule Allows Jurors to Ask Questions of Witnesses pdf

Mistrials  [ARTICLE]     Why Do Juries Hang? pdf

Case Needs  [ARTICLE]     Experts and Jury Selection for False Confessions pdf

 related resources (non-pdf)   

voir dire [SLIDE SHOW]    ppt Effective Voir Dire Questions 

discrimination  [RADIO SHOW]    Audio Racial Discrimination in Jury Selection 

juror research [BLOG]     Online Jury Research Update - Topic: Jurors webpage

JUDGE

ATTORNEY

WITNESS

Experts  [ARTICLE]     Experts and Jury Selection for False Confessions pdf

Juror Questions  [INTERVIEW]    New Rule Allows Jurors to Ask Questions of Witnesses pdf

PARTY

Cases                    Criminal  ·  Civil  ·  In The News 

 

CRIMINAL CASES

CIVIL CASES

CASES IN THE NEWS

Activities          Negotiating  ·  Questioning  ·  Advocating 

 

NEGOTIATING

Principles  [NOTES]     Negotiating Constructively  pdf

Politeness  [ARTICLE]     Gaining Compliance Efficiently and Politely  pdf

Apologies  [COLUMN]     Meaningless Apologies, Disowned Selves  pdf

 related resources (non-pdf)   

mediation [SLIDE SHOW]    ppt Mediators & Deceptive Negotiation Tactics 

settlement research [BLOG]     Online Jury Research Update - Topic: Settlement webpage

QUESTIONING

 related resources (non-pdf)   

persuasive questions [SLIDE SHOW]    ppt Persuasive Question Asking 

witness research [BLOG]     Online Jury Research Update - Topic: Witnesses webpage

question research [BLOG]     Online Jury Research Update - Topic: Language webpage

ADVOCATING

Language  [EXAMPLES]     Intellectual vs Emotional Language pdf

Emotional Language  [EXAMPLES]     Emotion Words pdf

Distorting Language  [NOTES]     Doublespeak pdf

Persuasive Question Asking  [ARTICLE]     How Question Wording Influences Answers pdf

 related resources (non-pdf)   

advocacy research [BLOG]     Online Jury Research Update - Topic: Persuasion webpage

ComCon          Consulting  ·  Scholarship 

 

CONSULTING

SCHOLARSHIP

Compliance Gaining Strategies  [ARTICLE]     Threats, Suggestions, Hints & Promises pdf

Compliance Gaining Taxonomy  [ARTICLE]    Classifying Compliance Gaining Messages pdf

Compliance Gaining Goals  [ARTICLE]     Relating Goals to Behaviors pdf

Compliance Gaining Book  [BOOK REVIEW]     Seeking Compliance (Editor: Dillard) pdf

Conversational Retreat Strategies  [ARTICLE]     When Parting Is Not Sweet Sorrow pdf

Conversational Retreat Acceptability  [ARTICLE]     Situational Urgency pdf

Discomforting  [RESEARCH PAPER]     Making Others Feel Bad & Distressed pdf

Relationships  [RESEARCH PAPER]     How Relational Types Differ: Bond & Position pdf

Metagoals  [THEORY]    Understanding Tactical Choice: Metagoals in Conversation pdf

Constraint Congruence  [RESEARCH PAPER]     Efficiency, Appropriateness & Goals pdf

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