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Revisiting the Tragic Tale of Lindy Chamberlain – Lessons on Expert Witness Evidence

“The scientist shouldn’t become too adventurous, too competitive.  The trouble is, we’re all so human.  I’ve never seen a case more governed by human frailties.”  ~ Dr. Tony Jones, government pathologist in the Chamberlain trial The infamous Lindy Chamberlain “dingo stole my baby” case captivated the nation’s attention. At times it appeared to be a […]

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Case Study – Aitkenhead v Kaufline and Insurance Australia Ltd t/as NRMA Insurance (No 2) [2014] ACTSC 82 (15 April 2014)

Acknowledgment of Codes of Conduct In this Case Study we consider the requirement, under the Court Procedures Rules 2006 (ACT), that expert witnesses be provided with a copy of the expert witness code of conduct when they are engaged by legal counsel and subsequently acknowledge that they have read and agreed to be bound by […]

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ExpertsDirect Expert Witness Training Day Recap

On Thursday 26 May experts in all fields gathered at the ExpertsDirect Sydney office for our Expert Witness Training Program. Coming from around Australia and with diverse specialties that ranged from nursing and WHS to engineering and equine veterinary sciences, the experts participated in a full day of hands-on training and discussions. To kick things […]

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