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CLAS Training Programme 2022 - [WEBINAR] Module 8: Expert Witnesses - Forensic Psychiatrists and Defence Counsel On The Stand

Event Date

From Wednesday 31 Aug 2022 - 05:00 PM To Wednesday 31 Aug 2022 - 06:30 PM

Venue

Webinar

Organiser

Law Society Pro Bono Services

Practice Area

Crime

Training Level

Intermediate

Public CPD Points

1

Event Outline

What does this duty entail, and what are the minimum standards expected of expert evidence? How can an expert take the necessary steps to ensure that their evidence is “cogent, reliable, and may be gainfully used in the proceedings for which they were prepared”? What is counsel’s duty in instructing an expert, and in presenting expert evidence to the Court? Critically, how can expert witnesses be effectively cross-examined?

Event Link

LPB-04M-220341

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