The Litigation Psychology Podcast - Episode 34

The reptile opening statement

CSI - Courtroom Sciences Inc

This episode of The Litigation Psychology Podcast highlights a topic that doesn't get very much attention: the Reptile Opening Statement. Dr. Bill Kanasky discusses how Reptile attorneys build an opening statement and how a defense attorney needs to be prepared and respond. Dr. Kanasky also provides an explanation of Primacy and Recency Effects, as well as the top miscues by defense attorneys in their opening statements.