How to Read a Jury – They Will Tell You What You Need to Know – Part 1

Perhaps it’s simply a function of the average law school education, but considering the number of trials I’ve covered as a journalist, I’m consistently amazed by the average attorney’s capacity to completely ignore the jury. It’s beyond baffling! Considering your client’s financial or criminal fate rests squarely in their hands, doesn’t the jury deserve more…


10 Ways How Not to Suck as a Local Candidate

Of course, that’s a play on Cubs Manager Joe Maddon’s 2016 “Try not to suck” motto, but it’s amazing how well it applies to local political candidates, too! Though it’s utterly unnecessary, it always amazes me how many of them go out of their way to suck!

So what’s the antidote to this far too common phenomenon? I’m glad you asked! Here are the ten best ways a local candidate can refrain from sucking: