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COEN 252 Computer  Forensics Writing Computer Forensics  Reports
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Forensics Reports Forensics reports only state findings. If they draw conclusions, than they are  expert testimony.
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Expert Report A report that offers an opinion is an  expert report. Writer of the report needs to qualify as  an expert. An expert report used in court has  additional requirements. Expert’s expertise and trustworthiness  are on trial, too. 
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Expert Report Fundamental Decision: Daubert DAUBERT et ux., individually and as guardians and litem for  DAUBERT, et al.  v.  MERRELL DOW PHARMACEUTICALS,  INC.  Juries decides on “matters of fact”, not on “matters of  law” What is placed before a jury is tightly regulated Rules of Evidence. Most testimony is limited to relaying sensory experiences,  interpreted by the jury according to common sense. Experts provide insight that common sense does not offer. 
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Expert Report An expert offers an opinion by applying  the expert’s specific knowledge to the  specific circumstances of the case. An export can also testify to general  scientific or technical principles and  leave their application to the jury.
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Expert Report engineers' opinions on whether a product's poor design renders 
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