Use and Abuse of Expert Testimony (3 CEs)

Use and Abuse of Expert Testimony (3 CEs) Live Webinar
August 22, 2022, 5:00 PM - 8:15 PM UTC
David L. Shapiro, Ph.D.

Do you know the possible effect in Court of expert testimony based on poorly validated procedures? People may be sentenced to death. In similar ways, mental health professionals may be found negligent for failure to see that someone fits the psychological profile of intended victims, despite the fact that there is no science behind psychological profiling. The use and similar misuses of expert testimony will be highlighted in the webinar, along with practical suggestions for avoiding these pitfalls and making sure one’s testimony is based on well-validated theories.

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