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Meeting July 26, 2017 - Judge Mark Bernstein
Club meeting, July 26, 2017 – Judge Mark Bernstein Judge Mark Bernstein retired from the Court of Common Pleas in 2016 after 30 years on the bench. He gave a presentation on cross-examination: “ The Power of Cross Examination: The Greatest Invention for Truth”. Using actors working from real life transcripts, he showed a series of videos illustrating how defense attorneys have used cross-examination to unmask material that might otherwise be hidden from the jury. Judge Bernstein also feels that juries are a very capable instrument in evaluating testimony presented in a courtroom.