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  • Sep 27, 2017 ; Revised Jan 29, 2021

    Learning Plan: Ethical Expert Witness Testimony

    Learning Plan CME
    2 Ethics AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

    Code of Ethics Rule 16 states that expert testimony that is false, deceptive and misleading is unethical. Expert witnesses have an obligation to provide testimony that is truthful, supported by science and in accordance with the facts of the case. This collection of content reviews Rule 16, how to be a good expert witness, qualifications, compensation, testifying outside your area of expertise, and how to submit a challenge about potentially unethical testimony.