Amanda Knox, the Appeals Process, and Moneyball

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Today, my recent post on Amanda Knox was quoted by Ronald V. Miller in his¬†Maryland Injury Lawyer Blog. He picks up on my point about the Knox case and other high-profile cases with an unexpected result. For clients and potential clients, such cases reinforce the often mistaken idea that, if you keep on slugging until…

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Managing Expectations in the Wake of the Amanda Knox Win

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I’ve already been asked about it several times. For the criminal trial lawyer, the Casey Anthony verdict was the result that made it difficult to counsel clients on whether to accept a negotiate plea rather than risk a trial against an overwhelming case. Several colleagues have told me that clients have balked in the face…

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