Winning Or Losing Your Case In The Blink Of An Eye

Law360, New York (November 18, 2013, 6:34 PM EST) -- When a party files a lawsuit, their lawyer's job comes down to convincing people that their client's facts and the law support their desired outcome. Lawyers are trained and obligated to systematically build their case, checking off all of the required boxes as they march toward proving or defending their case. This makes sense. It is logical. Nonetheless, Malcolm Gladwell in his book Blink argues that this system may lead to the perversion of justice based on people's snap judgments powered by innate biases. Assuming the truth of Gladwell's argument, the question is what, if anything, can and should we do to fix this issue?...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.

  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!


Related Sections

Law Firms

Government Agencies

Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Ask a question!