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A recent Superior Court decision has gained attention, because of strong words a judge had about an expert witness repeatedly criticized for bias. Should a judge strike experts from trial at a preliminary stage?
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Total Votes: 44
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Yes, if the expert shows a clear pattern of bias, judges should strike them from trial at a preliminary stage. These experts cannot be trusted to do independent medical examinations.
No, it is not prudent or fair to strike experts at a preliminary stage. This does not honour the court process.
Start Voting: 5/9/2016|End Voting: 6/9/2016

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