Double-murder trial delayed for new defense expert analysis

Double-murder trial delayed for new defense expert analysis
The reversal, the judge said, came "for failure to grant the defense an expert witness." PTSD, Pounds conjectured, "isn't nearly as important" as other issues in Brown's case. And he termed likely trial testimony by the state as "contradictive" and in …
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Brakes become key issue in deadly Calif. bus crash
It will encompass a broad range of factors, from road conditions to witness accounts, an exhaustive review of the vehicle to an evaluation of the driver and his decisions. Investigators have also taken a … Chris Medwell, an expert in heavy vehicle …
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SPCA investigator can be best friend of dogs, cats and even horses
"To take a case to the DA," Long said, "I need a three-inch binder full of witness statements, expert testimony, crime-scene photos – all worked up just like a homicide investigation." With such a high burden of proof, he said, the SPCA rarely makes a …
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Rogers County prosecutor alleges misstatements by Claremore police investigator
Brown called Singer's career "impeccable," adding that Steidley has been using him for expert testimony and as a witness since the resolution of the case in question. He said the Police Department has taken no personnel action against Singer, pending a …
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Despite Counsel, Victim Is Hindered by Tort Laws
It also required plaintiffs to find a practicing or teaching physician in the same specialty as the defendant to serve as an expert witness and to demonstrate evidence of negligence before a trial. Under the strengthened rules, if plaintiffs fail to …
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