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Lesson 4 - Exercises

31.7.2020, , Zdroj: Verlag Dashöfer

Lesson 4 – Exercises

Mgr. Filip Hajný, Mgr. Daniel Makovický

Exercise 1

This is an excerpt from the U.S. Federal Rules of Evidence about testimonies of expert witnesses. There are 6 mistakes in the text. Are you able to spot them?

Comment: trier means a person who tries the case, i.e. the judge

Rule 702. Testimony by Expert Witnesses

A witness who is qualificated as an expert by knowledge, skill, experience, training, or education may testimony in the form of an opinion or otherwise if:

  • the expert‘s scientific, technical, or other specialized knowledge will help the trier of fact to understand the evidences or to determinate a fact in issue;

  • the testimony is based on sufficient facts or datas;

  • the testimony is the product of reliable principles and