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Vol 22 No 4 April/May 2017

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Beyond Right and Wrong: The Power of Effective Decision Making for Attorneys and Clients

ISBN13: 9783642038136
Published: February 2010
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
Country of Publication: Germany
Format: Hardback
Price: £82.00

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This book guides attorneys and clients through legal decision making. It analyzes 11,306 attorney-client decisions in actual cases and summarizes decades of research regarding judge, jury, litigant and attorney decision making.

To explain why many litigation outcomes are suboptimal, the book describes the psychological and institutional factors that impede sound decision making. The roles of attorneys and clients in legal decision making and the legal malpractice and disciplinary consequences of ineffective legal representation also are discussed.

To rapidly promote better financial outcomes in civil litigation and to assist attorneys and clients in becoming expert decision makers, the book presents more than 65 ideas, methods and systems for improving personal and group decision making.

Courts and Procedure
Part I Evidence
Prior Research on Attorney-Litigant Decision Making
A Current Assessment of Attorney-Litigant Decision Making In Adjudicated Cases
Part II Causes
Psychological Attributes of Decision Errors
Institutional Impediments to Effective Legal Decision Making
Part III Consequences
Legal Malpractice Liability For Settlement Counseling and Decision Errors
Ethical Implications of Attorney-Client Counseling and Decision Making
Part IV Solutions
Obstacles to Becoming an Expert Decision Maker
Personal Expertise in Legal Decision Making
Group Expertise In Legal Decision Making
Peer Review, Client Evaluations and Law Firm Audits