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Main Title Expert witnessing and scientific testimony : surviving in the courtroom /
Author Cohen, Kenneth S.,
Publisher CRC Press,
Year Published 2008
OCLC Number 84152956
ISBN 9781420055030 (alk. paper); 1420055038 (alk. paper); 1420055046 (alk. paper); 9781420055047 (alk. paper)
Subjects Evidence, Expert--United States. ; Trial practice--United States. ; Evidence, Expert. ; Trial practice. ; United States.
Internet Access
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Publisher description
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EKBM  KF8961.C64 2008 Research Triangle Park Library/RTP, NC 01/18/2008
ELBM  KF8961.C64 2008 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 04/10/2014 STATUS
EOBM  KF8961.C64 2008 c.1-2 NEIC Library/Denver,CO 03/22/2017
Collation xiii, 258 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 145-149) and index.
Contents Notes
Involvement in a legal action -- Negligence -- Rules of evidence and codes of civil procedure -- The body of scientific literature -- Foundation equals persuasion -- The expert witness -- Speaking the language of lawyers -- To do the courtroom dance, first learn the steps -- Skeletons in your closet -- Impeachment is not just for presidents! -- Criminal, civil, and workers' compensation cases -- Toxic torts in retrospect -- One case is tragic; two or more cases are an epidemic -- Professional liability -- Out of the ordinary : investigations, cases, and trials -- Do you charge for your testimony? No, I charge for my time! -- Expert witnesses : the good, the bad, and the ugly -- Closing arguments. "Written in an engaging style and drawn from the author's more than 30 years of experience as a successful expert witness, Expert Witnessing and Scientific Testimony: Surviving in the Courtroom demonstrates how to properly present scientific testimony and survive the onslaught of cross examination in court."--BOOK JACKET.