Expert evidence: the emergence of psychiatry and psychology (2).

@article{Allan1995ExpertET,
  title={Expert evidence: the emergence of psychiatry and psychology (2).},
  author={A. Peter Allan and Dap A Louw and Tom Verschoor},
  journal={Medicine and law},
  year={1995},
  volume={14 7-8},
  pages={677-84}
}
In this second of a series of three articles, attention is devoted to the developing role of psychiatrists and psychologists as expert witnesses. As far as psychiatry is concerned, the first recorded use of psychiatric evidence in an English court dates back to the first half of the eighteenth century, but it was not until the nineteenth century that… CONTINUE READING