"Was the teacher in the second row taking notes when I was talking?" "I'm pretty sure the retired guy in the front was nodding for that part." "Is she just closing her eyes or is she actually sleeping?"These, ladies and gentlemen, are the actual thoughts running through a lawyer's brain when he or she is standing in front of a jury. Trust me, we're not thinking great legal thoughts, ruminating over case law or setting up the decisive Perry Mason moment where "the truth is finally revealed!"