Would you rather fight a mountain lion than speak to a large group of people (or a jury)?
From Issue: 2020 May
Judge Stern recalls his baptism under fire as a Federal Public Defender in an unlawful detainer eviction action in front of an impatient judge
From Issue: 2019 July
The importance of asking for specific dollars, and how to convince the judge that it’s not preconditioning
From Issue: 2019 June
A successful closing argument in premises cases will focus on the jury instructions
From Issue: 2019 March
The perfect closing argument would have jurors making nooses from their neckties for the defendant....
From Issue: 2019 January