CLEAR AND PARTIAL DANGER: DEFENDING OURSELVES AGAINST THE THREAT OF EXPERT BIAS

  • GLENN R ANDERSON
Keywords: Civil Procedure, Evidence

Abstract

This article provides an overview of the adversarial system and the challenges associated with the use of experts. It focuses on the threat of expert bias, which the author discusses in the context of: (1) expert dishonesty, and (2) adversarial attitudes and expectations. He then offers suggestions to enhance expert impartiality, primarily in civil cases.

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Published
2004-09-01
Section
Legal Commentary