[EMS Discuss] Questionable project or not?

James Hukill EMAIL HIDDEN
Sat Oct 19 12:47:55 PDT 2013


Spambot or did I miss something last night?


On Sat, Oct 19, 2013 at 12:26 PM, Greg Norman <EMAIL HIDDEN> wrote:

> It occurred to me after I left Friday that there may be
> something else to the motivation of Dr. Davis's project. A
> Google search shows he earns his living as an expert trial
> witness. Did this cross anybody's mind?
>
> Seems the reason he may have paid $50K to producer the
> shaken baby syndrome video is because it's his tool to bring
> to court, what buys his bread. I suspect his interest in
> having the ability to build more copies of the shaken baby
> head model would be to sell them to lawyers and others in
> the expert witness business for court battles. I wounder
> what the topic of the French Symposium is  that he described
> as the only real reason he wanted this model for? A
> symposium for lawyers or medical professionals?
>
> I would say he misrepresented himself to us.
>
> I'm all for justice but I wouldn't kid myself about the
> altruism of prosecutors and the court system. Think of the
> gentleman that had a tear in his eye yesterday after telling
> about shaking his daughter. County prosecutors with an eye
> for an elected Attorney General slot peruse our innocent
> friend or the callous sociopath with equal ferocity.
>
> While building this model might help some children it also
> has the potential to hurt and split up families that suffer
> from accidents, ignorance and poor judgment and in some
> cases innocent people that were incorrectly accused. It's
> really about money and politics as much as it's about
> justice, and it doesn't always help society.
>
> Any other opinions?
>
> Greg
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