Professor testifies in Iowa teen’s murder trial

Posted by Judd Robbins under Legal News, Testimony

Professor testifies in Iowa teen’s murder trial WEBSTER CITY, Iowa (AP) – An expert witness has testified that an Iowa teenager accused of molesting and killing his 3-year-old cousin had high grades in school, but struggled with the English language. Read more on WOI-TV Des Moines Professor testifies in Iowa teen’s murder trial WEBSTER CITY […]

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Assessing Expert Witness Testimony

Posted by Judd Robbins under Fundamentals, Testimony

Assessing Expert Witness Testimony The ability to call upon an expert witness was first used in the 1782 hearing in which Civil Engineer, John Smeaton testified. Of course an expert cannot uncover every sordid detail of a murder or degree of insanity, but they can form an expert opinion from the evidence given them by […]

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Video Expert Can Testify In BART Shooting Case

Posted by Judd Robbins under Testimony

Video Expert Can Testify In BART Shooting Case The judge in the murder trial for former BART police officer Johannes Mehserle has ruled that the defense will be allowed to place a video expert on the witness stand. After watching the videotape, often frame by frame, and listening to the analysis, Judge Robert Perry ruled […]

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Five More Testimonial Techniques of Top Experts

Posted by Judd Robbins under Testimony

Here are another five my favorite tactical suggestions for success as an expert witness:
* If you are an expert for the defense, be sure to highlight
other considerations that the plaintiff’s expert should have taken into account, and why.

* When you answer a list-related question, end your answer with:
“that’s all I can think of right now.”
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5 Top Tactics Used by Testifying Experts in Legal Testimony

Posted by Judd Robbins under Testimony

Why not profit from your expertise? Become an expert consultant to attorneys and learn how to become qualified to testify in legal cases. The expert witness must employ the quick-witted elements of performance art. This involves presentation techniques, teaching skills, and confidence. If you already have these abilities plus the requisite expertise in your professional […]

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