Integrity Is Paramount When Engineers Act as Expert Witnesses

by Tara Hoke, General Counsel, Contributing Editor; ASCE, ASCE World Headquarters, 1801 Alexander Bell Drive, Reston, VA,


Serial Information: Civil Engineering—ASCE, 2018, Vol. 88, Issue 12, Pg. 38-39


Document Type: Editorial

Abstract: A member submits a paper to an ASCE journal. A complainant claims that the author fraudulently manipulated his analysis in order to reach his desired conclusion. Was the Society’s Code of Ethics violated in this instance?

Subject Headings: Expert witness | Claims | Standards and codes | Ethics

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