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Why Join ASTC?

Along with your membership, you are entitled to a range of benefits and services, including access to our library of trial consulting knowledge that supports the work of our members and the profession as a whole.

ASTC membership benefits include: a subscription to The Jury Expert, our online newsletter; a listing in our membership directory; an invitation to our Annual Conference at a reduced rate; and access to our research Online Library, two blogs, the ASTC Website and ASTC Listserv.


The Jury Expert is the publication of the ASTC. Each issue delivers perspectives and research related to the Art and Science of Litigation Advocacy.

Click the logo above to read the current articles:

A Necessary Evil: Edward Tufte and Making the Best of PowerPoint
by Jason Barnes & Brian Patterson

When Your Life is on the Line, Be a Victim, Not a Hero
by Kurt Gray & Chelsea Schein with comments from Julie Blackman, Beth Foley & Kathy Kellermann

Are You Now, or Have You Ever Been, Crazy: Questions about Mental Health for Supplemental Juror Questionnaires
by Diane Wiley

Generation X members are "active, balanced and happy." Seriously?
by Doug Keene & Rita Handrich

Things To Know About Being Interviewed on TV
by Elaine Lewis

The Jury Expert Favorite Thing for November, 2011

Book Review: Evaluation for Personal Injury Claims
by Wendy Saxon

Using Online Surveys to Conduct Jury Research
by Brian Edelman