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April 3, 2019
Ira Chaleff, Lori A. Murphy, Michael E. Siegel

Episode 6: An interview with Ira Chaleff, author of The Courageous Follower: Standing Up to and for Our Leaders and Intelligent Disobedience: Doing Right When What You’re Told to Do Is Wrong, and founder and president of Executive Coaching & Consulting Associates in Washington, DC.

December 6, 2018
Daniel Pink, Michael Eric Siegel, Lori A. Murphy

Episode 4: An interview with Daniel Pink, bestselling author, contributing editor at Fast Company and Wired, and business columnist for The Sunday Telegraph.

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January 1, 1989
Donna J. Stienstra, Joe S. Cecil

Using materials obtained through interviews with the court of appeals' judges and staff attorneys, as well as visiting judges, the authors discuss the procedure used by the court for selecting and deciding cases suitable for disposition without argument. They concluded that staff attorneys' attendance at the decision-making conference and face-to-face discussion among the judges provided substantial benefits for the judges, the staff attorneys, and the efficiency and quality of the nonargument decision-making process.

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January 1, 1981
Michael J. Saks

A report on a search of the psychological literature for information about the competence of jurors to find the facts in complex, protracted civil trials. The author noted that little research had focused directly on this issue and concluded that in legal fact-finding in complex civil trials, groups had advantages over individuals as decision makers.

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January 1, 1973
J. Woodford Howard Jr.

Summarizes how the judges of two circuits assess certain significant characteristics of their courts: (1) the memorandum system of deliberation in the Second Circuit; and (2) the 15-judge size of the Fifth Circuit. Data were developed from interviews conducted during 1969-70.

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