The Role of a Gang Expert in Court
Taylor-Austin, L. “The Role of a Gang Expert in Court.” (2012): 1–11.
This chapter discusses the role of a gang expert in criminal cases going to trial. The chapter describes various definitions of a “gang,” federal laws, and the use of the RICO Act to prosecute gangs. Case examples were given to explain examples of why a gang expert may be needed in court. The summary concludes that hiring a gang expert is important for gang-related cases being tried before a jury.
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