Chapter 13. Preparing to Testify
Solutions in this chapter:
▪ Understanding the
Frequently Asked Questions
Few things are more important to forensics than being ready to testify. After all, that is the purpose of forensics, right? When cases go to trial you as a forensic expert play one of two roles: You are called either as a technical (or scientific) witness or as an expert witness. As a technical witness, you are providing the facts as you have found them in your investigation. However, as an expert witness, you have opinions regarding what you observed. In fact, it is your opinion ...