Judiciary 101 for Surveyors


It is an age of litigation, and we live in a country where lawsuits are a daily occurrence, so judicial preparation is vital for the surveying professional. This course will introduce you to the basics of the legal process including courtroom proceedings, evidence, exhibits, and testimony. Discussions include the aspects of being a ‘Forensic Surveyor’, sample cases, ‘expert’ vs. ‘layperson’ testimony, do’s and don’ts of testimony and a conversation of the professional impacts of being a professional expert witness.