The Expert Witness and the Use of Videotape Recordings

    Volume 28, Issue 2 (April 1983)

    ISSN: 0022-1198

    CODEN: JFSOAD

    Published Online: 1 April 1983

    Page Count: 5


    Kessler, JB
    Associate professor of Speech Communication, California State University, Northridge,

    (Received 2 August 1982; accepted 9 August 1982)

    Abstract

    Juror reaction to videotape in the courtroom, and specifically to videotape's effect on witness credibility, has been explored by various communication researchers. This paper summarizes some of the research on videotape in the courtroom, discusses some of the legal issues involved, and focuses on some of the specific uses of videotape for the expert witness. The pros and cons of using videotape are also explored.


    Paper ID: JFS11539J

    DOI: 10.1520/JFS11539J

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    Title The Expert Witness and the Use of Videotape Recordings
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