CRIMINAL DEFENSE EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Handwriting Expert Witness Evaluates Incriminating Letter CRIMINAL DEFENSE Expert Case

Handwriting Expert Witness Evaluates Incriminating Letter

Case – U.S. v. Crisp United States Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit.March 31, 2003324 F.3d 261 Background: Defendant was convicted by jury in the United States District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina, of bank robbery, bank robbery with …

Police Officer Allegedly Violates Protocol During Arrest CRIMINAL DEFENSE Expert Case

Police Officer Allegedly Violates Protocol During Arrest

On the date in question, officers were dispatched based on a report of a suspicious individual lurking in a wooded area near a suburban neighborhood of Georgia. After the officers made contact with the individual, the suspect fled into the woods on foot, a …

Police Allegedly Misuse Drug Testing Kits CRIMINAL DEFENSE Expert Case

Police Allegedly Misuse Drug Testing Kits

This case involves an individual who was charged with drug possession. The plaintiff takes a dietary supplement, which she would habitually carry with her in the form of a loose powder in a plastic bag. The plaintiff was pulled over on by the police, who  …

Employee Murdered by Violent Client on the Job CRIMINAL DEFENSE Expert Case

Employee Murdered by Violent Client on the Job

This case takes place in Virginia and involves a young woman who was murdered on the job. She was sent out to perform functions much like a professional social worker but with no education or training in the field. The employer offered services to persons  …

Investment expert witness advises on firm’s alleged insider trading CRIMINAL DEFENSE Expert Case

An investment expert witness advises on a case involving a capital market investment firm who allegedly acted on inside information. The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) alleges that prior to an announcement of a merger agreement between two compan …

Security Expert Witness Discusses Fight at Baseball Stadium CRIMINAL DEFENSE Expert Case

Security Expert Witness Discusses Fight at Baseball Stadium

This case involves a baseball fan who was attending a season-opening game between two teams that were longtime rivals. There were 41,600 fans at the venue. During the game, fans of the other team taunted the man and yelled at him. He immediately sent a tex …