Expert witness perceptions of bias in experts.

  title={Expert witness perceptions of bias in experts.},
  author={Michael Lamport Commons and Patrice Marie Miller and Thomas Gordon Gutheil},
  journal={The journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law},
  volume={32 1},
A pilot study of perceptions of different sources of expert bias, as well as of personal investment in case outcomes, was performed among attendees at a workshop at an annual meeting of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law. Participants were asked to rate hypothetical responses by experts to various case outcomes and the biasing potential of different kinds of situations for opposing or other experts. A factor analysis produced two factors. Factor 1 included questions about situations… CONTINUE READING

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