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Thursday, April 25, 2019

Davies on Sherlock Holmes: Expert Witness

Ross E. Davies (George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty) has posted Sherlock Holmes: Expert Witness (Canon Law: Lawyers, Law and the Sherlockian Canon, edited & introduced by William A. Walsh, BSI, and Donny Zaldin, BSI (BSI Press 2018)) on SSRN. Here is the abstract:
This paper explains the treatment of expert witnesses in late-Victorian English courtrooms, using a scenario drawn from a Sherlock Holmes story -- “The Adventure of the Dancing Men” -- and a prosecution for murder.

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