Trust me - I'm an expert: Forensic evidence and witness immunityAustralian journal of forensic science
Date of this Version12-1-2009
Document TypeJournal Article
AbstractThe implications of the NSW Court of Criminal Appeal's ruling in Commonwealth of Australia v Griffiths and Anor, to the effect that an expert who gives incorrect evidence against a party is protected from civil suit by the 'witness immunity' rule are reviewed. It is argued that there is an urgent need to reconsider the sanctions that may be imposed on those whose forensic evidence falls short of the high standard expected in this increasingly important area of justice.
Citation InformationDavid Field, Ian R Coyle, Graham A Starmer, Glen Miller, et al.. "Trust me - I'm an expert: Forensic evidence and witness immunity" Australian journal of forensic science Vol. 41 Iss. 2 (2009) p. 113 - 129
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