In this article we are concerned with the techniques of what is more often an art than a science. Before going into the specifics, it is useful to take a look at scientific evidence in general-where it stands in relationship to other kinds of evidence, on what theory or theories it is admitted, and how to maximize its effect when it is admitted.
Publication Information & Recommended Citation
Reed, John W. "Practical Pitfalls in Handling Scientific Evidence." In Scientific and Expert Evidence in Criminal Advocacy, edited by J. G. Cederbaums and S. Arnold. New York: Practising Law Institute, 1975.