Anne Reed at Deliberations takes a helpful look today at Lawyers: So Certain, So Wrong. Her topic? "We all assume that if we like something, the rest of the world is going to like it too — and when we assume that, we’re usually mistaken. "
Ms. Reed goes on to relate the value of mock jurors in revealing "preference asymmetry".
Blawgletter applauds the reminders that (1) trial lawyers, like everyone else, fall in love with pet theories and (2) they benefit from airing them Before It’s Too Late to Change (such as after opening statements).