Under California law, a single witness can prove any fact. In other words, the testimony of one witness, who states something happened, if believed, is sufficient to convict a person for any crime. The classic example is the he-said-she-said domestic violence case. A woman … [Read more...] about It’s Possible; Therefore, It Must be True
Think about the most consequential moment of your life. That moment that you were nervously anticipating. Maybe it was the day you were awaiting college admissions results. Maybe it was the day your child underwent a high-risk surgery. Maybe it was the time that your wife was … [Read more...] about Nonchalant Justice
If you ask me to describe the cashier who rang me up at the grocery store this past weekend, I will not be able to tell you. Maybe I can tell you she had brown hair and give an approximation as to her body type, but I would never be able to pick her out of a group of pedestrians … [Read more...] about It’s Him!
We live in a culture where, at least in professional settings, people are unwilling to utter the words “I’m sorry.” People do not seem to want to have to own up to mistakes. Employees act as if they get a pass if they are merely fulfilling their duties. For instance, law … [Read more...] about Sometimes a Simple “I’m Sorry” Goes a Long Way
Americans love scandal. Crime stories inundate newspapers. Top-rated podcasts discuss eerie encounters with so-called criminals and unsolved mysteries. Television regularly features specials on serial killers and other outlaws. To some extent, just about everyone enjoys … [Read more...] about Scandals Breed Guilt