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Principles of Evidence in International Criminal Justice edited by Khan, Karim A A; Buisman, Caroline; Gosnell, Christopher (28th October 2010)

Part III The Trial, 12 Expert Evidence

Avi Singh

From: Principles of Evidence in International Criminal Justice

Edited By: Karim A. A. Khan, Caroline Buisman, Christopher Gosnell

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2015. All Rights Reserved.date: 06 December 2019

Expert evidence
… fact-like opinion or opinion-like fact … Ibukunolu Babajide 1 There is a general feeling that expert witnesses are … close to being professional liars. Anthony Good 2 Reliance on experts is one method by which judges recognize and legitimise the existence of facts … no one will deny that the law should in some way effectively use expert knowledge wherever it will aid in settling disputes. Judge Learned Hand 3 As in domestic criminal proceedings, expert witnesses are critical, 4 seemingly more than eye witnesses, to adduce evidence in inherently complex...
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