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Experts in Court : Reconciling Law, Science, and Professional Knowledge - Bruce D. Sales

Experts in Court

Reconciling Law, Science, and Professional Knowledge

Hardcover Published: 1st April 2005
ISBN: 9781591472469
Number Of Pages: 162

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This book examines the use of expert testimony across the legal system, including the unique issues faced by mental health professionals when they are called upon to serve as expert witnesses. The book carefully reveals the evolution of laws regarding evidence admissability, the requirements established by specific court rulings for scientific and non-scientific expert testimony, and the new rules for submission of psychological expertise in court.

Introduction : why expert witnesses?p. 3
Goals for the rules of evidencep. 13
Admitting expert testimony : evolution and interpretationp. 27
Problems in implementing the goals for the rules of evidencep. 43
Reconciling the law of admissibility of expert testimony with the goals for the rules of evidencep. 97
Reconciling the behavior of experts with the goals for the rules of evidencep. 123
Epilogue : looking to the futurep. 147
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ISBN: 9781591472469
ISBN-10: 1591472466
Series: Law and Public Policy: Psychology and the Social Sciences
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 162
Published: 1st April 2005
Publisher: American Psychological Association
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 27.0 x 19.05  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.51