expert witness

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expert witness

A witness in a court case or other legal proceeding, or in an arbitration proceeding, who, by virtue of his experience, training, skill, and knowledge of a particular field or subject, is recognized as being especially qualified to render an informed opinion on matters relating to that field or subject.
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United States, (94) which started the revolution that changed admissibility standards of expert testimony.
Supreme Court and its progeny, Joiner and Kumho Tire, which reemphasized the need for judicial scrutiny of the factual foundation of expert testimony, not merely the expert's methodology and framework, ACA stated that that the circuit courts are sharply divided over the trial court's gatekeeping responsibility when confronted with expert testimony premised on unreliable facts, despite the very clear aforementioned rulings.
Such is the bar placed on expert testimony in the Second DCA and, sadly, most everywhere else in this state.
Next, the court of appeals turned to REF's argument that the trial court ignored the expert testimony of its appraiser.
No longer - during the simultaneous expert testimony of hot tubbing, points that might otherwise be lost or go unchallenged can be almost immediately addressed.
of Toledo College of Law, uses her experiences as a police officer, corrections officer and court clerk to analyze the importance of expert testimony during domestic violence cases.
We who believe that offering expert testimony in the legal environment is a noble undertaking want our standards to be maintained at the highest level.
We who believe that offering expert testimony in the legal environment is a noble and high-minded undertaking want our standards to be maintained at the highest level.
New York) has acquired the Lumin Expert Group (Houston, TX), a financial consulting firm that specializes in intellectual property dispute support and expert testimony.
Part IV concludes with a discussion of the results' implications for the role of expert testimony on eyewitness reliability at trial.

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