Expert Witness Confessions gives a unique perspective on a little understood part of our justice system. Case histories and first person narratives avoid tedious technical or legal language.
Anyone who has to deal with America's legal system whether as a litigant or professional will find helpful insights interwoven with gallows humor in each irreverent chapter.
To succeed as an expert it is not enough to have technical expertise. It is necessary to be able to explain sometimes complex concepts to people of average ignorance by responding to questions and limitations that are often designed to confuse the issues. It is also necessary to have a pragmatic understanding of the legal system as applied in each jurisdiction. What is forbidden in Arizona may be required in Virginia.
The experts greatest challenge is to understand that deepest of mysteries, the mind of a lawyer.