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Evidence: Expert Witnesses
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Normally, courts prohibit witnesses from testifying based on their own opinions or analysis. Courts relax these rules for “expert witnesses” testifying about matters within their field of expertise. Generally speaking, experts may testify about their conclusions in a case so long as their analysis is scientifically sound.

  • Video ~ Evidence 6 -- Experts

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  • Video ~ What is an Expert Witness?
This video introduces some of the criteria for a witness to testify as an expert.

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