Credibility Is Everything in a Jury TrialJune 5, 2008 — 410 views
In a jury trial, credibility is everything. Yes, the law matters. But at the end of the day, jurors remember facts, not law. They remember the witness who lied to them, more than any witness who told the truth. And because jurors are suspect of lawyers, the trial lawyer must avoid any move that reinforces the jurors’ distrust. A recent trial illustrates these points.