Media: Just how Expert are the Expert Witnesses?

" ... Calling expert witnesses in legal cases is predicated on the assumption that the evidence given will be objective and factually correct - governed by the principle of professional, scientific neutrality. And many terrorism academics have declined to appear as expert witnesses precisely because they feel their subject does not lend itself to such high levels of impartial scrutiny. ... "

See: http://constantineinstitute.blogspot.com/2008/05/just-how-expert-are-expert-witnesses.html