This case study examines the error of acting outside ones area of expertise. The expert is being asked to explain the process of ouchterlony, an immunological technique used to detect the presence of human haemoglobin. The expert is Fred Anderson, who has a science degree with a major in genetics. He works as a forensic scientist specialising in population genetics, and a large amount of his work is in the area of DNA profiling.
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Expert Evidence Series - Case Studies
10 case study scenarios demonstrating common mistakes and providing an opportunity to determine best ways to present.
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