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LAW 811S Expert Witnesses 2.0-3.0 Credits

This course will examine the legal, policy, and practice considerations relating to the use of expert witnesses in civil and criminal cases. The course will examine the various roles of expert witnesses in civil and criminal cases, the rules of evidence that govern the recognition of experts and admissibility of expert testimony, techniques for effective direct examination and cross-examination of experts, and the ethical guidelines most relevant to expert testimony. This course will emphasize how attorneys can work effectively with experts (across disciplines) in the context of litigation.

College/Department: Thomas R. Kline School of Law
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

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