Covering both civil and criminal proceedings, Expert Evidence: Law and Practice:-

  • Provides comprehensive coverage ofexpert evidence in courts, tribunals,official enquiries and other proceedings, including arbitration
  • Sets out general principles and deals with the application of those principles in specific context Provides guidance on pre-trial preparation of expert evidence
  • Deals with every aspect of the expert witness in court
  • Goes through methods of cross-examining experts
  • Looks individually at areas such as forensic science, psychiatric evidence, valuation of land and buildings, and evidence with a mathematical element
  • Discusses the rules that apply in specific fields of litigation, such as medical reports in personal injury cases, patents, construction claims, proceedings involving children and drunk-driving cases
  • Looks at tribunals not covered by the strict rules of evidence
  • Quotes in full all important statutory provisions and rules of the court

Coverage in this edition includes:-

  • Meadow v General Medical Council
  • Reforms embodied in new Part 33 of the Criminal Procedure Rules on expert evidence (including the introduction of single joint experts and pre-trial expert discussions into the criminal process, both of which are significant and controversial changes to criminal procedure)
  • A new chapter on bias
  • A discussion of the impact of Lord Justice Jackson’s ‘Review of Civil Litigation Costs’
  • New changes to Criminal Procedure Rules
Category: Product ID: 5442


Authors : Tristram Hodgkinson, Mark James
ISBN: 9789381082133
Published: December 2009
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback


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