Giving Expert Evidence 01 Credibility and Accountability – Interactive
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Giving Expert Evidence 01 Credibility and Accountability – Interactive

Seven Dimensions
Updated May 29, 2024
Course Description

Giving Expert Evidence 01 – Credibility and Accountability is a course providing essential knowledge and skills for anyone presenting evidence in court as an expert witness. Legal and forensic experts explain it is vital to present your evidence credibly, truthfully and clearly.

Once this course is completed, you will have learned that when you are being cross-examined, a balance between style and substance is crucial for enabling a jury and/or the judge to understand and consider your main points. You will have learned valuable tips for understanding the expert’s role in giving evidence from legal and forensic experts.

 

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the role of the expert and the importance of being impartial, objective and assisting the court’s understanding
  • Examine ethics and compliance, observing your professional and court ethical and quality requirements in your jurisdiction
  • Demonstrate your credentials, technology and research – all require validating
  • Demonstrate credibility and experience by presenting relevant, comprehensible, impartial, objective and independent information
  • Demonstrate flexibility with non-formulaic responses