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The Different Types of Implicit Bias and Their Impact in the Legal System

In a society seeking justice and equality, it is essential to recognize the existence and consequences of implicit bias in the legal system. Implicit biases are unconscious, profoundly ingrained attitudes and stereotypes that influence our perceptions and decision-making processes. Understanding the various types of implicit biases and their impact on the legal system is crucial […]


June 4, 2023

What is Implicit Bias and How Does It Affect Your Practice

Welcome to a thought-provoking examination of implicit bias, a pervasive yet frequently unnoticed phenomenon. This article will illuminate the concept of implicit bias, its implications, and how it significantly impacts your professional practice. You can actively work towards creating a more inclusive and equitable environment for all by gaining awareness and comprehension of this invisible […]


June 1, 2023

TLC’s New Seminar – The Courage to Ask: The Psychodrama of Money and Freedom in the Courtroom Special article by: Bill Gilbert, Spokane, WA (TLC 2014) Asking a jury for money is the critical juncture in the closing argument of any civil damages case.  It is also extremely difficult for many lawyers.  How can our jury award […]


February 15, 2022

Public defender and TLC graduate Regan Williams spent the last two weeks of January in Bethel, Alaska, trying a homicide case with Andrew Dunmire. Their client, a young Native Alaskan, had shot an unarmed man with a high-powered rifle. Regan’s role included cross-examination of a young man who witnessed the conflict which led up to […]


February 28, 2020

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Written and shared by Jeremy D’Amico, TLC2 2019 September Graduate. Jeremy is a licensed trial lawyer in Connecticut and Florida practicing exclusively in the areas of plaintiff’s Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, Product Liability, and Nursing Home Negligence. Dear Warriors, I hope this finds you well. I want to share with you all some details about […]


January 9, 2020

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“I have always said and will continue to say that TLC changed my life for the good, forever. I attended my first regional in January 2017 and have attended two subsequent regionals since. I have not had the pleasure of attending the 3-week college but will certainly do so in the near future. This verdict […]


October 24, 2019

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On Friday, September 6, Dateline’s Lester Holt shared a story on Angola, the Louisiana State Penitentiary. He actually stayed in a cell there for a number of days. It is the largest maximum-security prison in the world. It is still a working plantation. It is surrounded by a river and swampland, with a number of […]


September 19, 2019

“The jurors were all leaning out of the box and the judge was intently watching as I ran across the courtroom pretending to be the dog that grabbed my client’s leg (re-enacting what had happened to him). It was the most influential I have ever felt in a courtroom from re-enacting the actual scene. I […]


August 15, 2019

“I used the methods I learned at Trial Lawyers College and from Psychodrama training workshops to show the jury at a true, deep emotional level what my client had in his life before the crash and what was taken away from him; how the crash happened; and the cover-up scene after they pulled over and […]


April 4, 2019

  “This trial was a TLC trial if there ever was one. I did the listening exercise, doubling, all the psychodrama methods I learned, and we were able to reenact the crash during cross-examination. I asked for over a million dollars in a conservative county in Michigan and before trial even started I had people […]


January 10, 2019