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Doctors as expert witnesses
  1. JANE WYNNE, Consultant Community Paediatrician
  1. Belmont House, Clarendon Wing
  2. Leeds General Infirmary, Leeds LS2 9NJ, UK

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    Editor,—Most doctors do not like giving evidence in court, and giving an opinion is becoming more difficult as advocates appear to be increasingly hostile, and judges non- interventional. As care courts have become more adversarial it may be easier to appear as a witness in the criminal court where the rules of …

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