Court Appointed Experts Law and Legal Definition

According to USCS Fed Rules Evid R 706, a court can appoint any expert witnesses agreed upon by the parties, or upon its own selection. An expert witness will not be appointed by the court unless the witness consents to the act. A witness so appointed will be informed of his/her duties by the court in writing. An expert witness will advise the parties of the findings and the witness may be called to testify by the court or any party. An expert witness will be subject to cross-examination by each party, including a party calling the witness.