Cross Examination Of Experts

In Solid planning key to cross-exam of experts, attorney Dan Boone writes:

Cross-examination of an expert witness is one of the most challenging and intellectually invigorating tasks presented to a litigator. We all remember what we learned in law school evidence classes about the goals of expert cross-examination (impeach the expert on relative expertise, misunderstanding of the facts, or improper assumptions). However, effective cross-examination of an expert requires careful preparation and courageous execution in order to accomplish those goals.

Learning and planning are the keys to preparation for the cross-examination of the expert; smart and confident conduct are the keys to execution of the cross.

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