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The role of a medical expert witness needs to be strictly defined and carefully controlled during legal proceedings and physicians need to be aware of their role, states an analysis of the Goudge Inquiry into pediatric forensic pathology published http://www.cmaj.ca/embargo/cmaj090833.pdf in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) www.cmaj.ca.
PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- In a decision of importance to the case at hand and all cases involving claims of attorney-client or work product privilege, the Honorable Cynthia M.
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BLUE BELL, Pa., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The TASA Group, Inc. (www.TASAnet.com) announces the launch of the Challenge History Report, a tool designed to help plaintiff and defense attorneys check past challenges to the admission of expert witness testimony.
Researchers at the University of Warwick have found that fake video evidence can dramatically alter people's perceptions of events, even convincing them to testify as an eyewitness to an event that never happened.
WASHINGTON, April 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Press Club commends the House for passing legislation that would protect reporters from having to reveal their anonymous sources to government officials, except under extraordinary circumstances.
WHAT: The National Academy of Sciences will release a report on the scientific shortcomings and policy changes that could improve the forensic sciences. The report, "Strengthening Forensic Science in the United States: A Path Forward," reviews the state of the forensic techniques--fingerprinting, firearms identification and analysis of bite marks,...
The National Academy of Sciences is expected to release a report this month that scrutinizes the way forensic evidence is analyzed and used by law enforcement agencies.
A judge in Britain said a man accused of robbing a woman should be found innocent despite impressive testimony from his alleged victim. Bristol Crown Judge Jamie Tabor said he freed 20-year-old defendant, Liam Perks, from robbery charges because the testimony offered by victim Denise Dawson was simply too compelling, The Daily Telegraph said Tuesday. Denise Dawson was a particularly impressive witness because she showed courage, clarity of thought and was undoubtedly honest, Tabor said. The...
Texas Defendants Vindicated PURVIS, Miss., Dec. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Mississippi plaintiffs drilled a dry hole when they sued two Texas companies for allegedly producing millions of dollars of natural gas they did not own.
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