THE EXPERT WITNESS

QUALIFYING AS AN EXPERT DOES NOT AUTOMATICALLY OPEN THE DOOR TO TESTIFYING AS ONE. THERE ARE OTHER IMPORTANT HURDLES IMPOSED BY RULES OF EVIDENCE AS TO WAHT EXACTLY AN EXPERT MAY NOT BE PERMITTED TO SAY. THE TACTICS OF PRESENTATION ARE NOT THE EXPERT'S BUT THOSE OF AN ATTORNEY. THE MOST STRAIGHT-FORWARD EXPERT TESTIMONY IS THAT INVOLVING MEASUREMENTS, TESTS, MAPS, AND PHOTOGRAPHS: WHAT I SAW AND DID. THE MOST DEVIOUS RELATES TO OPINIONS. /AUTHOR/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Vol 18, No 5, PP 12-17
  • Authors:
    • Baker, J S
  • Publication Date: 1970-5

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  • Accession Number: 00238807
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 26 1970 12:00AM