Category: The Criminal-Defense Skunkworks

  • Potential Topics for the Criminal-Defense Skunkworks

    Here are a few ideas I’ve had for subjects that our criminal-defense skunkworks could inquire into: Facial emotion recognition as a tool in trial (see Unmasking the Face: A Guide to Recognizing Emotions From Facial Expressions); Turning the tables: criminal-interrogation techniques in cross examination (see Criminal Interrogation And Confessions); Applying the lessons of aikido to […]

  • Fleshing out the Criminal-Defense Skunkworks

    My vision for our criminal-defense skunkworks is that each of us will choose a discipline that interests him or her, review the literature, attend classes or seminars, and try applying it in trial, all the while collaborating with the rest of us (who will have chosen different disciplines to investigate). You know about the Trial […]

  • Building the Criminal-Defense Skunkworks

    I’m looking for a few good criminal-defense lawyers to advance the state of the art in criminal-defense trial lawyering. Together we will seek disciplines that have not hitherto been widely applied to the trial of criminal cases for the defense; investigate and experiment with these disciplines; share among ourselves when and how they are useful […]