Source of article Barnes and Roberts Trial Consulting.

Walk the plank
LOL. No.

But this is the idea put forth by Adam Benforado in the November 2015 issue of The Jury Expert (as well as in his book and other articles).

Professor Benforado cavalierly maligns the individual and collective character of members of our profession. For support, he cites a flippant comment from an unnamed Twitter follower. In the face of his call for “evidence-based justice,” this attack, which is wholly lacking in both evidence and justice, drips with irony. The remainder of his article stands on equally shaky ground, full of opinion but shockingly light on empirical evidence and, from what we can deduce, based on a fundamental misapprehension of actual trial practice.

Read more of our response here.

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