- expert witness
- A legal term used to describe a witness who by reason of his special technical training or experience is permitted to express an opinion regarding the issue, or a certain aspect of the issue, which is involved in a court action. His purpose is to interpret technical information in his particular specialty in order to assist the court in administering justice.
Forensic science glossary. John C. Brenner . 2012.
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expert witness — see witness Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. expert witness n … Law dictionary
expert witness — ➔ witness1 * * * expert witness UK US noun [C] LAW ► a person who is asked to give their opinion on a particular subject in a law court because of their knowledge or practical experience of that subject: »The industry s expert witness testified… … Financial and business terms
expert witness — n someone with special knowledge about a subject who is asked to give their opinion about something relating to that subject in a court of law ▪ He appeared as an expert witness before several government inquiries … Dictionary of contemporary English
expert witness — noun count an expert in a particular subject who is asked to give a court of law their opinion about technical details of a case … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
Expert witness — An expert witness is a witness, who by virtue of education, training, skill, or experience, is believed to have knowledge in a particular subject beyond that of the average person, sufficient that others may officially (and legally) rely upon the … Wikipedia
expert witness — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms expert witness : singular expert witness plural expert witnesses legal an expert in a particular subject who is asked to give a court of law their opinion about technical details of a case … English dictionary
expert witness — One who by reason of education or specialized experience possesses superior knowledge respecting a subject about which persons having no particular training are incapable of forming an accurate opinion or deducing correct conclusions. Kim Mfg.,… … Black's law dictionary
expert witness — noun a witness who has knowledge not normally possessed by the average person concerning the topic that he is to testify about • Ant: ↑lay witness • Hypernyms: ↑witness … Useful english dictionary
expert-witness — свидетель эксперт, обычно таким термином именуют экспертов, назначенных сторонами арбитражного разбирательства (party appointed expert). В отличие от свидетелей, которые сообщают составу арбитража сведения о фактических обстоятельствах, связанных … Glossary of international commercial arbitration
expert witness — /ˌɛkspɜt ˈwɪtnəs/ (say .ekspert witnuhs) noun Law a witness skilled in a field requiring particular expertise, whose opinion may be admissible as evidence … Australian English dictionary