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Getting Jurors to Like You
New York Lawyer -- March 17, 2003
By Thomas F. Liotti -- New York Law Journal
"I was born in Brooklyn and grew up on Long Island. My parents settled here after World War II in a home built for them by Bill Levitt, in a community for many other G.I.'s. I attended public and parochial schools. I have three children. Before I can ask you to 'speak the truth' (voir dire), I thought that I would speak the truth to you. I thought you should know that about me since I will be asking you so many personal questions. It is only fair. * * *"