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PARTICIPANTS

jury · judge · attorney · witness · party

ACTIVITIES

negotiating · questioning · advocating

CASES

criminal · civil · in the news

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The Library is a repository of ComCon's documents, videos, slideshows, scholarship and other resource materials on litigation, persuasion, cases, juries and trial advocacy.

The Library is a work in progress, with resource materials added first to the Repository Index (from which all materials can be accessed) and then added at some later point to this Library page.

 Repository Index  List of Slide Shows, Documents & Videos pdf

Participants    Jury · Judge · 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

Discrimination  [RADIO SHOW]Audio Racial Discrimination in Jury Selection 

Voir Dire Questions [SLIDE SHOW]ppt Effective Voir Dire Questions 

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

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

Mistrials  [ARTICLE]  Why Do Juries Hang? pdf

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

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

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

Mediation [SLIDE SHOW]ppt Mediators & Deceptive Negotiation Tactics 

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

QUESTIONING

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

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

ADVOCATING

Explaining  [NOTES]  Psychologically Satisfying (Persuasive Everyday) Explanations pdf

Using Values  [NOTES]  Values in Arguments pdf

Presenting Data  [ARTICLE]  Displaying Numerical Information pdf

Asking Questions [ARTICLE]  How Question Wording Influences Answers pdf

Language  [EXAMPLES]  Intellectual vs Emotional Language pdf

Emotional Language  [EXAMPLES]  Emotion Words pdf

Distorting Language  [NOTES]  Doublespeak pdf

Cases       Criminal · Civil · In The News

 

CRIMINAL CASES

CIVIL CASES

CASES IN THE NEWS

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

Information Seeking by Asking  [ARTICLE]  To Ask or Not to Ask pdf

Information Seeking by Relaxing  [ARTICLE]  Affect & Social Information Acquisition pdf

Evading Information Seeking  [ARTICLE]  Personal Opacity pdf

Information Exchange  [ARTICLE]  Anticipation of Future Interaction pdf

Discomforting  [PAPER]  Making Others Feel Bad & Distressed pdf

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

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

Constraint Congruence  [RESEARCH]  Efficiency, Appropriateness & Goals pdf

Schema [ARTICLE]  Scripts pdf

Conversation MOP [ARTICLE]  Scenes in the Stream of Discourse pdf

Conversation MOP [ARTICLE]  Progression through Scenes in Discourse pdf

Conversation MOP [ARTICLE]  Timing of Scenes in Discourse pdf

Conversation Topic [ARTICLE]  Topical Profiling pdf

Conversation Topic [ARTICLE]  Conceptualizing Along A Continuum pdf

Additional Resources

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