Certificate of Proficiency in Digital Evidence & eDiscovery Law Practice in Nigeria

Weekly training modules are based on the textbook: DIGITAL EVIDENCE & eDISCOVERY LAW PRACTICE IN NIGERIA by the Convener of the course Emeka Arinze Esq, LLM, M.I.T (info-tech), CBSP (Certified Biometric & Surveillance Professional, CDEA (Certified Digital Evidence Analyst), CCI (Certified Cybercrime Investigator), CFP (Certified Forensic Professional).

Learn More About Emeka Arinze

WEEK

40

5 hours to complete
Duties and Responsibilities of Expert Witness. See Chapter 40 of the book for further reading

The overriding objective of the Rules of Criminal Practice and Procedure is for criminal cases to be dealt with justly and in an efficient and expeditious manner. This rule places certain obligation on each participant in the criminal justice process, which includes expert witnesses. The interests of the public are best served when scientifically sound and unbiased expert witness testimony is readily available in both civil and criminal proceedings. The role, duties and responsibilities of the expert witness, whether in the digital forensic domain or otherwise, have been subjected to judicial pronouncements and academic commentaries.

The Focus of this Weekly Module

The role, duties and responsibilities of the expert witness, whether in the digital forensic domain or otherwise is the sole focus of this weekly module.

Gains and Benefit

On completion of the lecture as espoused in the video, reading activity, quiz and assessment, you will be able to understand:

  • experts’ duty to the court;
  • experts’ duty to the body of knowledge he professes and
  • experts’ duty to the client
1 Video (Total 30 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz, 1 assignment SEE ALL
1 video
Duties and Responsibilities of Expert Witness
1 readings
Module Guide
1 quiz
Activity - Answer a 30 min question & answer test
1 assignment
Assignment title goes here