Assignment 1: Attorney Tactics
Attorneys may use various tactics to elicit or distort testimony from an expert witness in order to lend support to their case. It is important to understand the ethical guidelines regarding testifying in order to know what an expert witness should and should not say on the witness stand.
In a minimum of 300 words, respond to the following:
· What tactics can attorneys use to elicit or distort testimony from an expert witness? Describe any three tactics you know of from your readings and your experience. Use examples to illustrate your response.
· What is the best way for an expert witness to respond to these three tactics?
Cite all sources in APA style.