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Disciplining Expert Psychology Witnesses

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Do psychologists ever face professional discipline for their testimony in court cases?  Yes, it does actually happen.  The decision of the California Court of Appeal, Third District in Randy Rand v. Board of Psychology, C064475, is here, modified here.

The testimony was in a child custody matter, not a criminal case, but it's good to know the board is not completely asleep at the switch.

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By far, the most complaints that psychologists receive are over child custody matters. Many are frivolous, but some are meritorious.

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