EXPERT WITNESS TESTIMONY TO CONGRESS

 

Expert Witness: "The Mental Health Effects of Abortion on Women."  Testimony for the United States House of Representatives, Committee on Operations, Human Resources and Intergovernmental Relations Subcommittee hearing on the Medical and Psychological Impact of Abortion, l989.
EXPERT WITNESS TESTIMONY IN FEDERAL DISTRICT COURT

 

Expert Witness: Planned Parenthood Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Carol E. Ball, M.D., Plaintiffs, v. Mike Rounds, Governor, and Larry Long, Attorney General, in their official capacities, Defendants, Alpha Center, Black Hills Crisis Pregnancy Center, d/b/a Care Net, Dr. Glenn Ridder, M.D., and Eleanor D. Larsen, M.A.,  L.S.W.A., in the United States District Court for the District of South Dakota Southern Division Civil Case No.: 05-4077.

 

Expert Witness:  Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains, Inc, et al., v. Owens et al. in the United States District Court for the District of Colorado, 2000.  Challenge to a parental notification law for minors seeking abortion, testimony regarding abortion trauma and adolescent development.

 

A Choice for Women v. Butterworth, et al S.D. Florida 1:98-cv-00774 1999 Expert report filed for North Florida Women's Health and Counseling Services, Inc.

 

Expert Witness: Karlin, et al. v. Foust et al. (Case Number 96-C-0374-C)  in the United States District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin.   Testimony regarding post abortion trauma,  attachment & informed consent re: a statute requiring informed consent and a waiting period.  Office of the Attorney General for the State of Wisconsin,  October, 1997

 

Expert Witness:  Lee Perry v. Edward Epstein (Case Number 980222), in the United States Superior Court of the State of California for the County of San Fransciso, Dec 1996.

 

Expert Witness: United States of America v. Jennifer Patterson Sperle, in the United States District Court for the  Eastern District of Virginia,  Newport News Division,  1996   Insanity & Entrapment Defense.

 

Expert Witness: Post abortion stress, provision of abortion services, spousal notification. Office of the Attorney General for the State of Utah, l991.

 

Expert Witness: Informed consent and a waiting period for abortion services. Office of the Attorney General for the State of North Dakota,  1991.
EXPERT WITNESS TESTIMONY IN UNITED STATES MILITARY COURT
Expert Witness: U.S.  v. Walker - Regarding posttraumatic stress disorder and the potential of psychological trauma to impair subsequent perceptions, psychological evaluation of a rape victim  10/98

 

EXPERT WITNESS TESTIMONY IN UNITED STATES IMMIGRATION COURT

 

Expert Witness: Regarding Assessment of Psychological Trauma and Past Political Persecution in the Asylum case of Mark Li, 1999.
Expert Witness: Evaluation of Elena Rowlette regarding Marital Cruelty for the proceedings of the United States Immigration Court, 1998

 

Expert Witness: Regarding Familial Needs of the children and parents of  Alice and Oswaldo Gutierrez in the Deportation proceedings of the United States Immigration Court, 1998.

 

Expert Witness: Regarding Assessment of  Psychological Trauma and Past Political Persecution  of David Arkelian in the Deportation proceedings of the United States Immigration Court, 1998.

 

Expert Witness regarding Assessment of Psychological Trauma in regard to Past Political Persecution of Donald M. Madzore in the asylum proceedings of the United States Immigration Court. Case (# A75-374-218) 6/1/99.

 

Expert Witness regarding Assessment of Marital Cruelty in the case of Li Juan Liu (Case # ) in the deportation proceedings of the United States Immigration Court,  1998.

 

Expert Witness: Regarding Assessment of Marital Status of Albert Ngini (Case # A72-201-230) in the deportation proceedings of in United States Immigration Court, March, 1997.

 

Expert Witness: Regarding Psychological Trauma in the deportation hearing of Cruz Andres Ventura-Orellana (Case # A70-629-255);  in United States Immigration Court,  October, 1996

 

Expert Witness: Regarding Psychological Trauma & Persecution in the Deportation Proceedings of Girma Genemo and Tsyon Tesfaye (Case # A70-307-855; A70-483-864) in United States Immigration Court - Arlington,  June, 1996

 

Expert Witness: Regarding Psychological Trauma & Persecution in the Deportation Proceedings of Vassily Kuzmenko and Dimitry Kuzmenko (Case # A74-291-259 & A74-291-260) in US Immigration Court - Baltimore, MD.  April, 1996

 

EXPERT WITNESS TESTIMONY IN CIRCUIT COURT
Expert Witness: North Florida Women’s Health and Counseling Services., et al. v. State of Florida, et al., (Testimony regarding the potential for psychological aftermath of abortion in teens; psychological trauma effects of abortion in general; and issues of child development, family relations and adolescent sexuality in regard to the potential effects of the Florida Parental Notice for Abortion Act, SB 1598) July 1999.

 

RECOMMENDATIONS MADE TO THE COURT RE: MINOR CHILDREN

 

Expert Witness: Edmonds vs. Planned Parenthood of Tennessee.  Trauma issues. 1994

 

Expert Witness: Arlington County v. minor child,  Sep. 1995 & Jan- May 1996.

 

EXPERT WITNESS: FORENSIC PSYCHOLOGICAL EVALUATION FOR CRIMINAL COURT

 

Expert Witness: State of VA vs. Lorena Bobbitt,  Circuit Court of Prince William County,  Prepared to serve as an expert witness in behalf of Lorena Bobbitt as evaluator, member of the defense team to build a self defense and PTSD defense strategy, as a psychological consultant, and for witness preparation.  Dec l993 - Jan 1994 (Not Guilty by reason of Insanity)

 

EXPERT WITNESS: FORENSIC PSYCHOLOGICAL EVALUATION FOR TITLE VII CASES

 

Expert Witness: (name withheld) v. the US Air Force.  Evaluation for Title VII claims against the US Air Force.

 

EXPERT WITNESS: FORENSIC PSYCHOLOGICAL EVALUATIONS FOR CIVIL COURT

 

Expert Witness: Hanford Class Action Suit involving evaluations and case reports on psychological damages to victims of radiation emissions from the Hanford plant.

 

Expert Witness: Crystal Alexis Osler v Rose Clinic & Others, Durban South Africa, 18708/04 (2007). Evaluation of a South African teenage girl given an abortion beyond the legal limits at 28 weeks gestation which turned to a live birth.  Issues of psychological trauma following abortion/birth, posttraumatic stress disorder, informed consent, standard of care.

 

Expert Witness: Stephanie Carter v. Charles D. Benjamin, D.O. Evaluation of a teenager who was transported across state lines for an abortion.  Issues of standard of care,  informed consent, and psychological trauma following abortion.  2000.

 

Expert Witness: Anderson v. . Evaluation of grief and trauma responses following the stillbirth of baby.  1999.

 

Expert Witness: Jones v. Sibley Hospital & Dr. Virgil.  Evaluation of suicide in a psychiatric unit, issues of standard of care leading up to the suicide and psychological damages/risks to surviving family members. 1999.

 

Expert Witness/Consultant: In the Superior Court for the District of Columbia Civil Division, Jan. 1999. 
Evaluation regarding dissociative, visual and trauma responses , consultation on direct for testimony of other expert witnesses.  1999.

 

Expert Witness:  Angela Roberts & Donna Sloan v. Missouri abortion clinic 1997

 

Expert Witness: Evaluation of a 14 year old regarding trauma responses to a hit and run accident in which a driver swerved off the road injuring the girl and killing her friend.  1996
 
Expert Witness: Evaluation of a 7 year old child and his mother following myocardial infarction death of father/husband in a medical malpractice case. 1996
 
Expert Witness: Katherine  Hamilton & Craig Hamilton v. Dwight Poehlmann, M.D. et al. in the 192nd Judicial District Court of Dallas County, Texas  1995  (Settled)

 

Expert Witness: Darlene Greifenberger v. Fairfax Ob/Gyn Associates, P.C., et al.  in the Circuit Court of  Fairfax County 1995

 

Expert Witness: James Rooker, et al. V. Dr. Gary A. DeBakey, et al. in the 234th Judicial District Court of Harris County, Texas.   Informed consent & trauma issues.  1995

 

Expert Witness: Jako vs. Women's Health Services et. al,  in the United States District  Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania, Informed consent, trauma and post abortion counseling issues.  1994

 

Expert Witness: Edmonds vs. Planned Parenthood of Tennessee.  Trauma issues. 1994
 
Expert Witness: Mueller v. Rockinghan Memorial Hospital, et al., Circuit Court County of Rockinghan.  Medical Malpractice, Pending case of a woman suing her physician for having been turned away from the hospital after her due date and giving birth at home.  l993

 

Expert Witness: Consolidated Family Planning Clinic Case v. Family Planning Clinic for Reproductive Health,  in the Second Circuit Court for Davidson County,  Tennessee,  l992-93. Informed consent, standards of care and post abortion stress.
Expert Witness: Tina Lake v. Northern Virginia Women’s Health Center,   1993

Expert Forensic Witness Consultations