expert witness

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Noun1.expert witness - a witness who has knowledge not normally possessed by the average person concerning the topic that he is to testify aboutexpert witness - a witness who has knowledge not normally possessed by the average person concerning the topic that he is to testify about
witness - (law) a person who testifies under oath in a court of law
lay witness - any witness who does not testify as an expert witness
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Brodsky is joined by forensic psychiatrist Thomas Gutheil in the creation of an instructive guide specifically designed to teach expert witnesses new and improved techniques for giving effective testimony in a court of law.
His testimony builds on that provided by other expert witnesses last month about how the prosecution assembled call sequence records.
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SB 1792 limits the pool of expert witnesses in medical malpractice cases and gives defendants earlier access to the plaintiff's health-care providers.
JUDGES in the Kimberley Hainey appeal case have been accused of taking science back 100 years by branding expert witnesses quack doctors.
explains litigation, trial preparation, courtroom presentation, and business aspects of expert witnessing, to enable expert witnesses and attornies to improve the effectiveness of their testimony.
Comprehensive Q&A guide lays out how to successfully use expert witnesses in federal and state courts
POSITION: The WVSMA supports legislation to ensure testimony provided by expert witnesses in medical liability cases is fair, accurate and reflects the applicable standard of care.
If the latter is the case, this would mean that men and women are treated differently and that at least two Muslim male expert witnesses of good reputation are required to establish a fact.
AN HISTORIC decision to strip expert witnesses of their 400-year-old immunity from being sued in the civil courts was welcomed by a Liverpool-based specialist in personal injury cases.
This preponderance of real estate litigation offers appraisers a valuable opportunity to diversify their practices by acting as expert witnesses.