Recent case law – R v Berberi  2 Cr. App. R. 11(2) and R(Wright) v Crown Prosecution Service  EWHC 628 (Admin) have brought into question whether evidence served as expert evidence really is expert and thus whether it is admissible.
Aimed at prosecution and defence advocates in both Crown and Magistrates’ court, this course will assist viewers with the following areas:
- Identify what is and is not expert evidence and why
- Consider useful case law
- Examine Berberi and Wright in detail
- Consider your remedies if your expert is under fire
- Set out your submissions to have someone else’s evidence ruled inadmissible
- Case management
What are the requirements?
- This course provides 0.5 – 1 CPD point (depending on length of time spent considering the discussion questions and completing the evaluation form)
- Watch 20 minute recorded webinar, including reference notes, discussion questions and optional evaluation form to test your legal knowledge
- On completion of this course you will: Know how to challenge expert evidence that really isn’t “expert” and how to resist such a challenge Be able to ensure that you use case management to your best advantage
What is the target audience?
- This course is suitable for all levels of advocate