P. Petkovich; V. Prisekaru
In this article authors touch the problems upon the expert activities, related to the evaluation of the results of the conducted researches and the reflection of these results and the expert’s conclusions regarding the proof of conclusions, analyzing the judicial practice of different countries. Explains the reasons for the different approaches of judicial experts to this part of the methodological and legal requirements and their impact on the judicial process as a whole. The authors present the results of the analysis of forensic practice of their own state. Emphasis in work is placed on the need for proper presentation of the stage of evaluation of research results when drawing up an expert opinion, so, how exactly at this stage the expert analysis is done, on the basis of the fundamental knowledge of scientific identification, diagnosis and proof. Also, the authors suggest ways to address the issues discussed.
Key words: expert research, legal process, forensic expert practice, expert assessment, proof, identification.