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Presentation by Randall Alexander, MD, PhD, University of Florida – Jacksonville Division of
Child Protection and Forensic Pediatrics (Jacksonville, FL) and Tom Fallon, JD, Assistant Attorney General, Wisconsin Department of Justice (Madison, WI) at the National Center on Shaken Baby Syndrome's Sixteenth International Conference on SBS/AHT in Orlando, Florida.
This presentation seeks to educate physicians about the process of testifying in criminal procedures as an expert witness in abusive head trauma cases. This talk walks a physician through the logistics of the court process, defines the roles of the prosecutor and defense attorney, gives a detailed explanation of what the expert needs for testifying, educates the physician on legal terms, and gives helpful tips for testifying in court.