Imagine walking up the cold, stone stairs leading into a courthouse: your heart is pounding, your palms are sweaty, and you are fearful as to what the judge or jury who patiently await your arrival may decide. To make matters worse, you are surrounded by dozens of flashing lights, reporters are firing questions left and right, and your face will appear on every news outlet in the country within seconds.
This post was originally published on the Cardozo Journal of Conflict Resolution website on April 12, 2023. The original post can be accessed via the Archived Link button above.
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