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2019 January Webinar - Expert Witness Testimony in Cases of Domestic Assault

Description

1.00 Standard Credits - Routine use of expert witnesses in domestic violence criminal cases is relatively new in Minnesota. Melissa Scaia and Scott Miller who both testify as expert witnesses along with Meriel Lester, Assistant Chief of the Criminal Division for the Stearns County Attorney’s Office, will present on what kind of cases to use an expert, motions, preparation between prosecutor and expert, common defense strategies, and questioning the expert on the stand. Mr. Miller and Ms. Scaia have testified in over 50 trials and the Stearns County Attorney’s Office routinely schedules expert witnesses in domestic violence cases.

Contributors

  • Meriel Lester, Assistant Chief of the Criminal Division, Stearns County Attorney’s Office

  • Scott Miller, Coordinator, Domestic Abuse Intervention Programs

  • Melissa Scaia, Director of International Training, Global Rights for Women

January 30, 2019
Wed 12:00 PM CST

Duration 1H 0M

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