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Testifying in court : guidelines and maxims for the expert witness / Stanley L. Brodsky.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Kirtland Community College.

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Kirtland Community College Library KF 8965 .B76 2013 30775305487150 General Collection Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781433812125 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 1433812126 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: viii, 251 pages ; 23 cm
  • Edition: Second edition.
  • Publisher: Washington, DC : American Psychological Association, ©2013.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 230-238) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Admit-deny -- Burden of proof and degree of certainty -- Challenges to experience : 1, insufficient experience -- Challenges to experience : 2, case-specific experience -- Challenges to experience : 3, the case against experience -- Changing your mind -- Child sexual abuse testimony -- Collateral data -- Courtroom as place identity -- Credentialing -- Culture -- Diagnoses and definitions -- The direct examination -- Disaster relief -- DSM cautions -- Examiner effects -- Feisty experts : witnesses chiding judges and attorneys -- Freud as an expert witness -- Frittering away trustworthiness -- The hired gun -- The historic hysteric gambit -- Humor -- Intimidation -- Just before the court appearance -- Knowing when to fold them -- Language of testimony -- The learned treatise gambit -- Listening well -- Malingering and faking good -- Moving on -- Narcissistic experts -- Negative assertions -- Perspective taking -- Power and control on the witness stand -- Predictable answers -- Probes for guilt and shame -- Professional witnesses and professionalism -- Psychotherapists as expert witnesses -- The pull to affiliate and allegiance effects -- The push-pull technique -- Qualifications and expertise -- Report matters -- The Rumpelstiltskin Principle -- Saying "I don't know" versus waffling -- Socialization during the trial -- Staying current -- Theatrical and outlandish attorneys -- Transformative moments -- Uninvolved and inept attorneys -- Using quiet times -- Vigorous cross-examinations and vigorous answers -- The well-dressed witness -- When it is over -- Worst testifying experiences -- Your expertise used against you.
Subject: Evidence, Expert > United States.
Forensic psychology.
Genre: Legal maxims.

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