Truth Out Of Chaos

Now I’ve run out of things to say. There’s obviously no sense talking about this kind of thing … or maybe, there is at that: I find that by putting things in writing I can understand them and see them a little more objectively. And I guess that’s one of the real objectives of writing, […]

The Jury’s Sense of the Thing

Two weeks ago, I ended a series of posts about the role of Senses in litigation (Taste, Touch, Smell, Sight, Hearing). About the time that I ended those, I ran across something even better. A real scientific explanation of what I was getting at – published in the Journal of Consumer Research. Here it is. So Close I Can […]

Touching

The fourth in a series about the Senses in litigation. The sense of touch is varied and wondrous. Through touch, we appreciate temperature, texture of surface, shape, hardness or softness, elasticity and even weight. Touch is the one sense used from the beginning to the end of a personal injury case. Investigating cases I’ve sifted through roadway debris, patrolled junk […]