Friday October 20, 2017

The Importance of Giving Back

A recent article in Motion Magazine, entitled Lawyers Giving Back: Barrister Book Buddies, spoke of one Farmington Hills, Michigan law firm and its efforts of giving back.  The firm, Kaufman, Payton & Chapa, makes a weekly visit to the Detroit-area school and spends several hours reading to and assisting students in their own efforts at […]

The Role of Court Administrators

Court administrators play an integral role within the American justice system, but it wasn’t until 1968, when United States Chief Justice Warren Burger decided this role should be defined – and then filled – by those who could effectively shoulder some of the administrative aspects of a court.  “Judges are already overwhelmed with an ever-growing […]

Environmental Psychologists

Does the perfect jury exist? If you’re a psychologist who’s opted to combine a psychological background with the American legal sector, you know that if it’s not completely possible, your skills have allowed both the prosecution and defense to come really close to putting together that perfect jury. Judging by just a few of the […]