Journal Article Title: Forensic Engineering for First Defenders
Article Author(s): Woodson, Robert A., Ph.D., P.E.
Volume: 1
Volume #: 2
Month: December
Year: 1984

Abstract:

Those of us who have been practicing Forensic Engineering for years and years have learned that it is not enough to have ascertained the pertinent facts of a case and to have prepared appropriate Exhibits to present in support of those facts. The Forensic Engineer must have demonstrated credible expertise in pertinent technical areas in order for the Judge or Jury to accept his opinion as authoritative and trustworthy. Moreover, the Forensic Engineer must convince not only the impartial adjudicator, but also the Attorney for the opposition that his 'statements of fact' and his conclusions are beyond successful contradiction.

Download this paper