People v. Loomis (1997)

March 20, 1997

Expert testimony regarding parental alienation was inadmissible in child sex abuse prosecution when expert intended to opine on whether defendant committed abuse (ultimate issue of fact); Court had no authority to order child victims and non-offending parent to undergo psychiatric evaluation; N.B. proposed expert for both purposes was Richard Gardner

Child Abuse & Protection
Courts & Hearings
Tags: Experts,
Criminal Law

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