Expert Witness / Testimony

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Seven Principles Attorneys Should Follow To Persuade Juries

We know the duty of a lawyer is to zealously represent his or her client. But how do you most effectively persuade the jury that your side holds the truth?

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A Corporation as an Expert Witness?

The Delaware Chancery Court recently addressed a novel question that bordered on the metaphysical (or, perhaps more appropriately, the absurd): May a party designate a corporation to serve as an expert witness? Continue reading to learn how the court handled this peculiar expert witness request.

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Expert Was Free to Change his Mind, 8th Circuit Rules

When an expert has a change of mind about his or her own opinion, what does it mean to the case? A recent decision from the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals sheds new light on this recurring question. The issue is one that comes up with surprising regularity, sometimes with dramatic consequences.

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Expert’s Gut Feeling Good Enough

Although expert opinions must be based in fact, they are still individualized opinions and are occasionally, as the New Jersey Appellate Court stated on July 5, based on an expert’s “gut feeling”.