2020 SAFE June Educational seminar

Date: Time
24-June-2020 16:00 (4:00 pm) PDT
24-June-2020 19:00 (7:00 pm) EDT
24-June-2020 23:00 (11:00 pm) GMT
24-June-2020 01:00 (01:00 am) SAST
24-June-2020 12:00 (12:00 pm) NZDT

Speaker – Claude E. Ducloux, Esq.

Topic – Preparing and Presenting Demonstrative Evidence, and the Psychology of Persuasion, and Ethical Boundaries


In this one-hour presentation, we will explore the differences between demonstrative evidence and demonstrative aids, how they are used, the requirements of each, the dangers of some types, use of a “trial script”, and we’ll explore the three learning styles, and three learning domains which you should know.

  • Explaining the Differences between Demonstrative Evidence and Demonstrative Aids
  • Types of Demonstrative Evidence
  • Examples of typical uses, including summaries, timelines
  • Law covering demonstrations and simulations,
  • Themes and Scripts
  • Story boards – simplifying the complex case
  • Inexpensive Techniques  and use of “Teaching Witness”
  • Rulings and Discretion of Trial Judge
  • Use of Evidence in Closing Argument
  • Learning styles- How to communicate with Judge/Jury
  • Ethical Rules governing use of false evidence and Duty to Correct.


Claude E. Ducloux has been licensed in Texas since 1977, and has also been licensed in California and Colorado.  In 2011, he won the highest statewide award from the State Bar of Texas for lifetime contribution to CLE (the “Gene Cavin Award”), and has spoken in more than 300 programs throughout the United States states since Jan 1, 2016, where attendees regularly rate his presentations very highly.  Mr. Ducloux has a long legacy of bar service, including being President of the Austin Bar Association, and serving as Chair of almost every major Bar-related entity, as well as the Texas Bar Foundation.