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Law 101: Legal Guide for the Forensic Expert

Continuing Education

The avalanche of new information makes it difficult to stay competent in any professional or technical field. As a result, experts may tend to become more competent in a gradually narrowing field or subject. Specialization and increase in knowledge and competency in these narrow fields are trends that will continue.

Most professional, technical and scientific societies provide continuing education and training. Some make ongoing learning mandatory. Others sponsor seminars and workshops as part of an effort to maintain professional responsibility. A forensic witness can gain significant benefits from participating in such activities.

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