TITLE

WHEN THE STORY IS TOO GOOD TO BE TRUE: A LAWYER'S ROLE IN RESISTING THE LURE OF NARRATIVE

AUTHOR(S)
KAISER, JEANNE; BROWN, SCOTT
PUB. DATE
September 2015
SOURCE
Western New England Law Review;2015, Vol. 37 Issue 3, p233
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article examine the lawyers' susceptibility to the power of an emotional narrative as represented in recent cases related to high profile bullying in the U.S., as of September 2015. It discusses response of lawyer to suicides made by bullying victims including Tyler Clementi in New Jersey and Phoebe Prince in Massachusetts that leads to stricter anti-bullying legislation in the states. It also mentions the factual inaccuracies that may resulted due to the lawyers emotional perception.
ACCESSION #
109481813

 

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