Friday, January 18, 2008

Big Dogs and Underdogs

Some smart commentary as usual over at Deliberations relating recent research on our tendency to side with underdogs and why to how to make that work for and not against you at trial. I’m still puzzled by criticisms Anne Reed gets there about the value of her advice. If I were a trial attorney, I’d be calling her so much she’d block me on caller ID.

[If you want to pursue the research, here’s a good commentary as well from a poli sci perspective over at The Monkey Cage.]