With any fad or trend, the question is not whether you believe or follow it, but, more important, what can you learn from it? So it is with the recent debate in litigation between the Reptile and the Mongoose.

The accuracy and science have been widely criticized and debunked. However, understanding the concepts can help all litigators to prepare their cases and their witnesses. Welcome to the zoo.

Prepare Your Witness By Heeding 'Reptile v. Mongoose'