Frequently Asked Questions About Forensic Toxicologist Expert Witness

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There are many things that can determine the outcome of a high stakes murder trial. Increasingly, many such trials are decided by a jury based on the testimony of an expert witness with a background in the field of forensic toxicology. Such testimony can be the determining factor in whether a person is set free, sent to jail or executed. Learn more about Forensic Toxicology at www.environmentaldiseases.com

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Frequently Asked Questions About Forensic Toxicologist Expert Witness Testimony:

Frequently Asked Questions About Forensic Toxicologist Expert Witness Testimony

1. What Does a Forensic Toxicologist Expert Witness Do? :

1. What Does a Forensic Toxicologist Expert Witness Do?

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A person with this title provides testimony in a court case from the position of an expert in forensics toxicology. This testimony is then used as evidence by either the prosecution or the defense to prove their case.

2. What Are the Qualifications for a Forensic Toxicologist Expert Witness? :

2. What Are the Qualifications for a Forensic Toxicologist Expert Witness?

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highly educated having at least a PHD in forensics toxicology or a closely related field have plenty of experience in the field have published a good amount of writings and research on the subject previous experience as an expert witness may be useful as well

3. What Can Go Wrong with the Testimony of an Expert Witness? :

3. What Can Go Wrong with the Testimony of an Expert Witness?

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Most often, it boils down to either an expert witness not properly presenting the facts to the jury or that expert witness not being able to adapt to cross examination by the other side's lawyers. For this reason, the prosecution or defense team should try to avoid any missteps by making sure the expert is prepared.

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This includes being able to present the science of forensic toxicology to the jury in a non-condescending and easy to understand way. It also means being able to avoid being taken off track by the questioning of the other side's lawyers.

Learn more about Forensic Toxicology at www.environmentaldiseases.com:

Learn more about Forensic Toxicology at www.environmentaldiseases.com

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