Recently, this gem popped up on my Twitter feed:
Millennials on your jury? Glenn Kuper says, “Don’t panic. But do adapt.” https://t.co/KJrGC9YA0G
— Tsongas Consulting (@TsongasConsult) November 7, 2016
This tweet is like an old white man turning his hat backwards when his van gets lost in East St. Louis, looking at his passengers, and saying “I got this my homies”:
It doesn’t instill confidence the poster knows what the hell they’re talking about, and you’re pretty sure someone’s getting stabbed before the whole thing’s over with.
Wait the author of this article is Dr. Glenn Kuper? Well. I take back everything I said.
Leaving aside the fact that jury consultation and “scientific jury selection” has very little, if any, empirical evidence that shows it to be more effective than the common sense and experience of a skilled trial attorney, the Tweet from Tsongas still rankles the hell out of me. Why?
Because I’m a fucking Millennial, apparently.