Wigmore on the Abolition of Partisan Experts

  • Richard Loeb, Nathan Leopold
  • Published 2015
The American justice system traditionally has relied on expert witnesses hired by adverse parties, resulting in the appearance of dueling hired guns. There have been attempts to reform the system through court-appointed impartial experts, but trial attorneys have resisted them. Celebrated cases have brought the problem to the forefront—for example, the 1924… CONTINUE READING