Truth and the Trial Lawyer

Trial Lawyer Magazine, a quarterly journal of the Oregon Trial Lawyers Association, summer 2017

5 Pages Posted: 18 Jul 2017

Date Written: July 12, 2017

Abstract

Lawyers routinely deal in fictions, so much so that they are sometimes criticized as professional liars. But can this proficiency with storytelling actually bring us closer to the truth?

Keywords: truth, alternative facts, fake news, law and literature

Suggested Citation

Reynolds, Jennifer Wenska, Truth and the Trial Lawyer (July 12, 2017). Trial Lawyer Magazine, a quarterly journal of the Oregon Trial Lawyers Association, summer 2017 , Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2999914

Jennifer Wenska Reynolds (Contact Author)

University of Oregon School of Law ( email )

1515 Agate Street
Eugene, OR Oregon 97403
United States
541-346-3691 (Phone)

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