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Expert Evidence and Criminal Justice

Mike Redmayne

Abstract

As an increasing range of expert evidence becomes available to it, the criminal justice system must answer a series of challenging questions: should experts be permitted to give evidence on the credibility of witnesses? How should statistical evidence be presented to juries? What relevance does syndrome evidence have to questions of criminal responsibility? This book explores these issues. The exposition utilizes work in a number of disciplines, and draws comparisons with the law and procedure in several different jurisdictions across the globe. While developing a general overview of the use o ... More

Keywords: expert evidence, criminal justice system, battered women syndrome, fingerprinting, eyewitness expertise, exclusionary rules, case construction

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2001 Print ISBN-13: 9780198267805
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2010 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198267805.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Mike Redmayne, author
London School of Economics

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