Celesq® Programs

Immigration Court Expert Testimony: Psychosocial Evaluations as Evidence

Active
Program Number
33172
Program Date
2023-09-06
CLE Credits
1

Expert testimony is widely used as supporting evidence in immigration cases, including in immigration court as a means to better advocate and explain various issues and nuances in the client's case. The forensic expert who has undertaken a psychosocial evaluation focusing on mental health issues, family dynamics, safety issues, and other core areas of investigation will have the opportunity to better inform the court and prosecutor about the client's background and particular situation. 

Learning Objectives: 

  1. Learn the major advantages and uses of live versus telephonic testimony
  2. Understand how expert forensic witnesses can assist in advocating and/or explaining central issues
  3. Cite specific instances where testimony assists in the advocacy process 

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Available in States

  • California
  • Colorado
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • Texas Self Study

Program Categories

  • Federal Courts
  • Florida Eligible
  • Health Care Law
  • Immigration and Naturalization Law
  • Trial Skills

PROGRAM CREDITS

  • Areas of Professional Practice : 1 Credit