Expert opinion in court: United Kingdom, Canada, and Australia

Turner, Barry (2012) Expert opinion in court: United Kingdom, Canada, and Australia. In: Wiley encyclopedia of forensic science. Wiley. ISBN 9780470061589

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This article examines the role of the expert witness in the common law jurisdictions and compares the different approaches used in the UK (England, Scotland, and Wales), Australia, and Canada. The qualification, mission, and role of the expert in litigation are compared.

Keywords:Expert, Adversarial system, Inquisitorial system, Forensic, Ethics, Jurisdiction, Civil procedure rules, Fees, Practice directions, Qualifications, Common law
Subjects:M Law > M990 Law not elsewhere classified
Divisions:College of Arts > School of English & Journalism > School of English & Journalism (Journalism)
ID Code:13324
Deposited On:10 Feb 2014 17:13

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