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June 22, 2017

Studies show that visual perception and visual communication have a distinct impact in a jury setting. Appreciating how jury trials are fundamentally different from other communication settings is critical to the effective design of trial visuals. "Images ...

TAKING STOCK: Dycom is a can't-miss stock

June 22, 2017

Dear TG: As promised in my most recent column, here are my thoughts on Dycom Industries. Dycom (DY-$90.19) is a good conservative long-term investment. In late 2008, I bought 1,000 shares of Dycom at $5.05 as a speculation based on information from a reliable ...

EXPERT WITNESS: The perplexity of the complacent class within the eternitesimality of time

June 22, 2017

By John F. Sase, Ph.D. Gerard J. Senick, general editor Julie Gale Sase, copyeditor "As we walked through deep pine forests on a silver winter's morn / "We talked with tribal elders in the most subdued of tones / "Of how the houses of the old ...

EXPERT WITNESS: Creating truth in a postmodern world - Why sex abuse allegations are so hard to defend

June 22, 2017

By Michael G. Brock "ESTRAGON: Nothing to be done. "VLADIMIR: I'm beginning to come round to that opinion. All my life I've tried to put it from me, saying Vladimir, be reasonable, you haven't yet tried everything..." -"Waiting for Godot," Opening ...

THE COUNSELOR'S CORNER: The meaning of pain

June 22, 2017

By Fred Cavaiani "Life is difficult" is the first sentence of the book "The Road Less Traveled" by Scott Peck. This is so true. This life is never Utopia. No matter how much we have or how little we have, there will always be difficulties ...

TAKING STOCK: The labor force participation rate and the Fed

June 22, 2017

Dear Mr. Berko: A group of us read your column after work while enjoying a few beers before heading home. Seeing as I'm the one with a college degree, which was a waste of time because I'm only making $12.15 an hour, I've been tasked with writing this letter. ...