Evaluates whether Young (Thomas Ross) v HM Advocate (HCJ), which set out a five-stage test of "sufficient reliability" of expert evidence, provides an adequate means of ensuring the reliability of scientific evidence in Scottish criminal cases. Analyses the scope, application and meaning of each of the five elements of the sufficient reliability test. Compares the Scottish approach with that of other Anglo-American jurisdictions.
|Number of pages||42|
|Publication status||Published - 15 Dec 2020|
- expert witness
- criminal trial
- medical evidence