THE “COOPERATING WITNESS” AND THE SEARCH FOR VERACITY

More than a decade ago, the New Jersey Supreme Court wrote the following about eyewitnesses: “Without persuasive extrinsic evidence, one cannot know for certain which identifications are accurate and which are false—which are the product of reliable memories and which are distorted by one of a number of factors.”  State v. Henderson, 208 N.J. 208,

Developing a Strong Law School Advocacy Program: Some Thoughts and Observations

David Raack[1]   Although some law schools have robust and well-developed advocacy programs, a significant number don’t.  Schools without a strong program may wish to develop one, and this article addresses that scenario. (The term “advocacy program” is used here to include mock trial, moot court, and ADR components.) The purpose of this discussion is