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Title:
The expert expert witness : more maxims and guidelines for testifying in court
Author:
Brodsky, Stanley L., 1939-
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Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
Washington, DC : American Psychological Association, [1999]

©1999
Physical Description:
vii, 197 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Arbitrary pigeonholes -- Asked and answered -- Back to one -- Bulletproofing -- Confabulations -- Context 1: choosing a phrase -- Context 2: minor gaps -- Daubert hearings -- Discovery and discoveries -- Ethics in expert witness testimony -- Evasive responses: hopeless but not serious -- Experience does not count -- Expert witness as master teacher -- Floccinaucinihilipilification -- For better and worse -- Gender labels -- Illusory documentation -- Inflammatory questions -- Integrity checks -- Internet vulnerabilities -- It would be so nice if you weren't here -- Language: it's a virus -- The last word -- Lawyer bashing -- Lay witnesses -- Offensive language -- Personal attacks -- Practice answers -- Pulling and the push-pull -- Real and apparent ambiguities -- Reconstructing your testimony -- Shifts in testifying and consulting experience -- Silent treatments -- Sleight of hand -- Social construction of illness and disorders -- Taints -- Tape recording of evaluations -- Telephone and videotape testimony -- To cry, to faint -- Traps of common sense -- Trivial pursuits -- Ultimate opinion testimony -- What I don't and do like to see in an expert witness.
ISBN:
9781557985972
Format :
Book

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