Part III The Trial, 12 Expert Evidence
Edited By: Karim A. A. Khan, Caroline Buisman, Christopher Gosnell
- 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...