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Re: Last paragraph in a written report
Posted by: SJAvato (IP Logged)
Date: November 05, 2019 07:14AM

My first reaction when I read a clause that says that the report is based on facts / information available to the writer at the time the report is written is: "DUH!!" How do you base a report on information that might become available next week? Why not add a statement that says that the methodology is based on the current edition of NFPA 921 and not the 2021 edition or future / subsequent editions?

I have seen a number of "expert testimony" books that recommend the use of the terms "scientific" or "engineering" certainty. I emailed one of the authors and included the National Commission on Forensic Science's paper on the terminology. No response back.

Steve



Subject Views Written By Posted
  Last paragraph in a written report 268 Tim Frew 10/07/2019 04:18PM
  Re: Last paragraph in a written report 191 John Lentini 10/07/2019 04:25PM
  Re: Last paragraph in a written report 182 dcarpenter 10/08/2019 10:51AM
  Re: Last paragraph in a written report 178 dcarpenter 10/08/2019 11:00AM
  Re: Last paragraph in a written report 148 Sir Gary 10/10/2019 01:35AM
  Re: Last paragraph in a written report 140 dcarpenter 10/10/2019 08:58AM
  Re: Last paragraph in a written report 53 SJAvato 11/05/2019 07:14AM
  Re: Last paragraph in a written report 134 iacoss 10/10/2019 04:56PM
  Re: Last paragraph in a written report 160 John Lentini 10/11/2019 01:34PM
  Re: Last paragraph in a written report 129 Sir Gary 10/13/2019 03:19AM
  Re: Last paragraph in a written report 140 John Lentini 10/15/2019 12:39PM
  Re: Last paragraph in a written report 119 Sir Gary 10/23/2019 02:45AM


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