Tuesday, March 20, 2007

Professional Organizations Policing Expert Witnesses

2006 proved to be a pivotal year in the regulation of experts in our legal system. Formerly most professional groups that monitored the activities of expert witnesses were primarily in the medical field. As state legislation regarding tort reform moved forward however, other fields began to step, in engineering, IT, and other areas. In an interesting post on the Med Law Blog, Michael Cassidy poses the question "What is the Impact of Professional Society Expert Witness Standards?"

What standards are in store for your field? How do you feel about them?

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