Standard Practice for Reporting Opinions of Scientific or Technical Experts
|Standards number:||ASTM E0620-18|
|Keywords:||conclusion; expert; forensic; interpretation; opinion; report; scientific; technical;|
1.1 This practice covers the scope of information to be contained in formal written technical reports which express the opinions of the scientific or technical expert with respect to the study of items that are or may reasonably be expected to be the subject of criminal or civil litigation.
1.2 If compliance with this practice is claimed, the justifications for any deviations from this practice must be documented.
1.3 This standard may involve hazardous materials, operations, and equipment. This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety, health, and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.
1.4 This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.