Does knowledge of law make a difference in medical testimony?


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Having a law degree in addition to a medical one allows the expert to understand the legal basis for the positions taken by attorneys and the judge. This doesn't mean that a Forensic Psychiatrist is a decision-maker, but as a consultant a legal education certainly adds to the effectiveness of the expert's testimony. Video with Dr. John M. Stalberg, forensic psychiatrist, practicing in California.