EXPERT WITNESS SEMINAR
(LAWF-4052) - 2 UNITS
This seminar will be designed to give students an in depth exposure to the law regarding expert witnesses as well as techinical skills to qualify, direct, and cross-examine expert witnesses. The law portion of hte class will cover the Federal Rules of Evidence as well as Supreme Court authority governing the fields of expertise allowed (Frye, Daubert, Kumho Tire). The practice/exercise portion of the class will assign specific areas of expertise encountered in hypotheticals. Subject matters such as science, medical, forensic, accounting/financial, and others will be explored via assigned exercises.