Ian Freckelton is an Australian Queen’s Counsel (a senior trial barrister) and a judge of the Supreme Court of Nauru. He is a Professor of Law and Psychiatry at the University of Melbourne, Australia, Adjunct Professor of Forensic Medicine at Monash University, and Adjunct Professor at Johns Hopkins University, USA. He holds an Order of Australia (AO) for his contributions to law, medicine and technology and is the editor of the Journal of Law and Medicine and the founding editor of Psychiatry, Psychology and Law. He is an internationally acknowledged authority on expert evidence, forensic science and forensic medicine. He is the author of more than 700 articles and book chapters, and more than 50 books, including Expert Evidence: Law, Practice Procedure & Advocacy, Expert Evidence and the Criminal Jury Trial, and the seven-volume work, Expert Evidence.