Chapter 12. Serving as an Expert and Appearing in Court

  1. John E. Cooper DTVM, FRCPath, FIBiol, FRCVS1 and
  2. Margaret E. Cooper LLB, FLS2

Published Online: 14 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470752944.ch12

Introduction to Veterinary and Comparative Forensic Medicine

Introduction to Veterinary and Comparative Forensic Medicine

How to Cite

Cooper, J. E. and Cooper, M. E. (eds) (2008) Serving as an Expert and Appearing in Court, in Introduction to Veterinary and Comparative Forensic Medicine, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470752944.ch12

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Diplomate, European College of Veterinary Pathologists, Professor of Veterinary Pathology, The University of the West Indies, St Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago

  2. 2

    Solicitor of the Supreme Court, Guest Lecturer, The University of the West Indies, St Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 30 MAR 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405111010

Online ISBN: 9780470752944

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Keywords:

  • courts;
  • surgeon;
  • knowledge;
  • judicial systems;
  • data

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • INTRODUCTION

  • USEFUL DEFINITIONS AND BACKGROUND INFORMATION

  • LITERATURE

  • EXPERT WITNESSES

  • THE QUALITY OF EXPERT EVIDENCE

  • PREPARING TO ACT AS A VETERINARY EXPERT WITNESS

  • CONCLUSIONS