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Unpublished Paper
Expert Testimony: Groundwater Modeling Reliability
ExpressO (2011)
  • Brent Smith
Abstract

A presumption of helpfulness surrounds the term “expert”. For this reason, courts grant testimonial latitude to expert testimony that is normally unavailable to other witnesses. This is justified on the presumption that the expert's opinion rests upon a reliable basis in the knowledge and experience of his discipline. However, what happens when such testimony involves a area of science that is in of itself guesswork at times?

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Publication Date
August 18, 2011
Citation Information
Brent Smith. "Expert Testimony: Groundwater Modeling Reliability" ExpressO (2011)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/brent_smith/1/