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Simpler is better. Simpler works. At trial, simplicity is essentiial Good Guy against Bad Guy—not Complex Guy against Nuanced Guy. Charts need to be self-explanatory, questiion direct, jury instructions plain. We know this, but we don’t always do this. We assemble our key documents, tab our excerpts, list our essential facts—and then get lost in the proof process. We worry about “How are we going to get this in?” and “Do we need two witnesses about these issues?” We agonize over how leading a...

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