The Goudge Inquiry and the role of medical expert witnesses

Iacobucci, Frank; Hamilton, Graeme
January 2010
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;1/12/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 1, p53
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the Goudge Inquiry, an inquiry into Pediatric Forensic Pathology in Ontario. It informs that the expert testimony of Charles Smith, a pediatric forensic pathologist has been officially inquired by Justice Stephen Goudge. It is stated that the Goudge report identified several concerns regarding the interaction between medical expert witnesses and the justice system.


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