expert witness

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n expert witness a witness who has knowledge not normally possessed by the average person concerning the topic that he is to testify about
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Usage

In literature:

Kluepfel, a veteran expert witness in telecommunications fraud and computer-fraud cases, had certainly seen worse trouble than this.
"Hacker Crackdown" by Bruce Sterling
Garcia's preeminence as a witness, an expert and general historian began to decline.
"The Story of a Mine" by Bret Harte
She was my only witness, besides the experts.
"The White Desert" by Courtney Ryley Cooper
Promoters and opponents are represented by counsel, witnesses are examined, and expert testimony is taken.
"The Governments of Europe" by Frederic Austin Ogg
I once accompanied two expert hunters to witness this mode of killing them.
"The Substance of a Journal During a Residence at the Red River Colony, British North America" by John West
That she had taken poison was the opinion of the expert medical witness.
"The Minister of Evil" by William Le Queux
And I have a right in such a matter to accept the witness of the experts.
"Gloria Crucis addresses delivered in Lichfield Cathedral Holy Week and Good Friday, 1907" by J. H. Beibitz
They were both expert shots, as we had occasion to witness when we went hare-shooting with them.
"Chambers's Edinburgh Journal, No. 462" by Various
THE EXPERT IN THE WITNESS-BOX.
"The Detection of Forgery" by Douglas Blackburn
The judges retired to their room, the Salvatori to the witness chamber, until the experts, whom the president had sent for, should come.
"The International Magazine, Volume 2, No. 3, February, 1851" by Various
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In news:

Prosecutors in Manhattan began presenting their evidence against John Gotti yesterday with an unusual expert witness, an admitted Mafia turncoat and informer.
On the stand, William Robert Bolduc, 57, looked more like an expert witness than a person facing the possibility of decades in prison.
Cannon claimed trial court should have granted mistrial due to issues with evidence and an expert witness More.
AUSTIN — How much Texas schools spend on their students has little impact on achievement test scores, an expert witness for the state testified Wednesday in the school finance trial.
To try to prove its case, then, the prosecution called 23 expert witnesses from a variety of forensic disciplines.
An expert witness who digitally manipulated photographs of two young children to make it appear they were engaged in sex acts was properly found liable under 18 U.S.C.
During a hearing on July 1 an expert witness testified that a recommendation was made for a lesser increase.
Expert witness refutes defense's main argument in Yara Perez trial.
If you offer expert witness or support services the ISBA's Expert Services Directory is an excellent opportunity for you to let the thousands of attorneys that visit our site know what you offer and how to contact you.
He is a former member of the board of directors of ProMutual, a medical malpractice insurer, and has been an expert witness in ObGyn medicolegal cases for the past 15 years.
Recently, I was contacted by an attorney seeking an expert witness for assay of blood ethanol by headspace sampling using gas chromatography with a flame ionization detector and data station.
Savage parlayed his raunchy wit in his syndicated newspaper column to become the most popular sex expert in the country.
The prosecution wanted time to bring in its own witness after the defense tried to bring in an expert to talk about the stove and where the fire started.
Cannon claimed trial court should have granted mistrial due to issues with evidence and an expert witness More.
During the Jerry Sandusky child sexual abuse trial, a number of national legal analysts noted that Pennsylvania is the only state that prohibits expert witnesses from testifying in court in sexual assault cases.
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