Forensic Consultant Law and Legal Definition
A forensic consultant refers to a professional who is available to provide consultation involving forensic science. In court proceedings, a forensic consultant often appears as an expert witness. A certified forensic consultant is one certified by the American College of Forensic Examiners International.
The following is an example of a case law on forensic consultant:
A forensic consultant work entails the examination of evidence, case evaluations, and crime scene reconstruction with the work that s/he performs at a crime scene laboratory. [McKinney v. Duplain, 2007 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 28324 (D. Ind. 2007)].
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Related Legal Terms
- American Academy of Forensic Sciences [AAFS]
- American Board of Forensic Anthropology
- American Board of Forensic Odontology
- American Board of Forensic Psychology
- American Board of Forensic Toxicology [ABFT]
- American College of Forensic Examiners International [ACFEI]
- American Forensic Association
- American Society of Forensic Odontology [ASFO]
- Association of Forensic DNA Analysts and Administrators [AFDAA]
- Association of Forensic Quality Assurance Managers [AFQAM]