In this article the author pulls together a history of expert witnesses in common law systems. Various issues are explored regarding expert witness testimony, including: the historical underpinnings of the practice, how Daubert controls that issue in modern times, rules of evidence, psychological science, and professional ethics.
Richard H. Underwood, "X-Spurt" Witnesses, 19 Am. J. Trial Advoc. 343 (1995).
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American Journal of Trial Advocacy, Vol. 19, No. 2 (Fall 1995), pp. 343-409