Sexual Assault

What Jurors Are Thinking (or Why You Can’t Judge the Success of Your Practice on Court Outcomes)

Ever wonder what jurors are thinking during trial? Well, apparently sometimes they’re thinking this, as seen in the recent Moreno trial (dubbed the unfortunate moniker “the Rape Cop trial” by the press):

“What if the two became close? What if they hit it off…? A moment that turned into conversation, that turned into flirting? (Source: Jezebel)

You can be the best clinician in the world, and that kind of stuff will still be going through the minds of jurors as you testify. Stop basing the success of your program on prosecution outcomes.