Chapter 13. Putting It All Together: IT Expert Roles

Although we have used parables and war stories in previous chapters to illustrate the major issues facing IT expert witnesses, these have tended to be examples isolated from the larger continuum. In this chapter, we illustrate how three different IT expert witnesses dealt with the processes we've covered throughout this book.

Rebecca Mercuri: Testifying in Cases of National Importance

Dr. Rebecca Mercuri, a professor at Bryn Mawr College and an expert on electronic voting systems, understands the importance of good timing. She has served as an expert witness and investigator many times during her 20 years in IT, in cases addressing the full gamut of issues from patent disputes to murder. However, ...

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