By Phillip Maltin, Esq,, Raines Feldman LLP
People want to catch liars. In fact, some professions put a premium on that skill: law enforcement, insurance, human resources, and law. For lawyers, the ability to expose deceit helps in case selection, deposition, and trial. To learn the skill, many lawyers look to the “science” of body language. However, body language is a field packed with pseudo-science, some of which is unintentionally amusing.