Unit 3 Roles of Different Types of Witnesses Laws of Evidence Assignment

400-600 words

  • Describe and explain the roles of the different types of witnesses, such as the following:
    • Lay witnesses
    • Expert witnesses
    • Law enforcement witnesses
  • How important are witnesses with regard to the prosecution’s case during a trial? Explain.
  • How important are witnesses with regard to the defense’s case during a trial? Explain.
    • How does the role of witnesses used for the prosecution differ from that of witnesses used for the defense? Explain.
  • What qualifications do you think should be necessary for a witness to be considered an expert? Explain.