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To Prepare For Court, First Prepare Your Opponent’s Argument

Posted in Oral Argument

There is a psychological concept known as the curse of familiarity or the mere exposure effect. So the theory goes, we can develop a certain myopia with regard to things for which we have become intimately familiar and gathered expertise. This familiarity can make us┬ásee the world through that lens only. Then we lose sight… Continue Reading