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Meetings between experts: a route to simpler, fairer trials?

Sommer, Peter (2009). Meetings between experts: a route to simpler, fairer trials? Digital Investigation, 5(3-4) pp. 146–152.

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Expert evidence which is both accurate and forensically sound can be daunting for a lay audience, particularly if opposing experts have points of disagreement. The current position in English law is examined to show the advantages and problems of pre-trial meetings between experts.

Item Type: Journal Item
Copyright Holders: 2008 Elsevier Ltd.
ISSN: 1742-2876
Keywords: expert evidence; court procedure; digital evidence; English criminal procedure rules; admissibility
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
Item ID: 15481
Depositing User: Colin Smith
Date Deposited: 27 Mar 2009 10:24
Last Modified: 17 Oct 2017 05:57
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