Cross-examination can expose the improbability of a witness’s testimony. The evidentiary authority for probing the improbability of a witness’s testimony is found in Evidence Rules 401 and 611. Rule 401 states the test for relevance: “Evidence is relevant if: (a) it has a tendency to make the existence of any  fact more or less probable.” Rule 611states that the court may “exercise reasonable control over the mode and order of examining witnesses and presenting evidence…
Addressing a jury in opening statement and closing argument are exercises in public speaking. Studies have shown that the number one thing people fear most is public speaking. The second on the list of things people is death. Jerry Seinfeld put it well when he said, “At a funeral more people would rather be in the coffin than delivering the eulogy Comedian Bob Hope said, “If you’re not nervous before you perform, you’re probably dead.”…
For the tenth year, CourtroomLogic Consulting has landed a spot on Texas Lawyer’s list of the best service providers to the legal profession, as voted by the publication’s readers in its annual survey. Founded by veteran jury consultant Kacy Miller, CourtroomLogic is celebrating another consecutive year as the top choice for attorneys in Dallas and Austin. In Houston, CourtroomLogic Consulting was named one of the top three in the city. These repeat recognitions have also…