Expert Witness Challenge
Your fire agency has been asked to assist in a criminal case involving arson, and you are helping to prepare your colleagues for serving as expert witnesses. You will use create a brief training that outlines the courtroom expectations so your colleagues will be prepared. The training should include the following elements.
Describe the expectations of expert witnesses.
Explain ways to avoid courtroom confrontations with defense attorneys.
Explain ways in which fire modeling can be used in the courtroom.
Include any additional tips for success in the courtroom.