Defending “Bad”

As an expert witness you will likely be asked to assess a person charged with a crime, which might range from shoplifting or vandalism to murder or child abuse. Some professionals balk at doing work that they see as defending someone who has committed a heinous crime.

Susan explains that there is a difference between being charged with a crime and being guilty of that crime. The role of the expert witness is to ensure that justice is served and that all facts have been uncovered.