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Focus on Expert Witness Testimony Week-Dealing with Disaster on the Witness Stand

Program Content
 Everyone encounters a bad day. Even seasoned expert witnesses occasionally encounter situations that spell potential disaster in performing their expert analysis, in preparing for trial or on the witness stand. In this session we will explore procedural, evidentiary, and human variables that prove problematic for many experts. We will explore the strategic approaches and tactics employed by the most effective experts when all appears to be going wrong.

Learning Objectives
 After completing this webinar participants will be able to:
• Recognize the dangers that accompany shape-shifting cases

• Plan and formulate ways to invoke the human factor in situations of adversity

• Employ the "hypothetical question" approach to avoid impeachment

 

March 8, 2012
Webinar