Verisimilitude and Plausibility

 Posted on September 05, 2007 in Uncategorized

In my Minnesota Weenies post I wrote that the tools criminal lawyers have to work with, when playing the game of "what really happened," are plausibility and verisimilitude.

"Plausibility and verisimilitude" are not my terms; I took them from Chicago criminal-defense lawyer Terry MacCarthy, whose cross-examination techniques I've mentioned here here, here, and here.

Here's Terry talking about verisimilitude and plausibility in cross-examination.

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