Education & Training

Law 101: Legal Guide for the Forensic Expert

NCSTL created an online instructional module entitled Law 101: Legal Guide for the Forensic Expert which is housed The purpose of this module is to inform non-lawyers about policies, procedures, and protocols when serving as an expert witness and the ramifications and responsibilities therein. There is a PDF document of the content.

An extensive team comprised of legal experts, writers, editors, a graphic artist, a multimedia production company, and an instructional designer gets credit for producing this distance learning module. Attribution for this work is credited to:

Project Director: Carol Henderson
Project Manager-Legal Consult: Anjali Swienton
Associate Editor: Harlan M. Feder
Principal Author: Harold A. Feder. Major portions of the content for Law 101: Legal Guide for the Forensic Expert come from Succeeding as an Expert Witness by Harold A. Feder, 3rd Edition, Tageh Press, 2000 (out of print), used by permission. The book is currently available with revisions and additional text as Feder's Succeeding as an Expert Witness, by Harold A. Feder and Max M. Houck, 4th Edition, CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, 2008.
Module Co-Authors: Jeff Chesen, Jules Epstein, Harlan Feder, Elizabeth Fitterman, Gregory Hill, Lisa Kreeger Norman, Anjali Swienton
Programmer-Instructional Designer: Susan Zucker
Graphic Artist: Theresa Hodges
NCSTL Editor: Ellen Mizio
Multimedia Production: Tom Overby, Sprint Multimedia