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The role of an expert in examination


Matsun Evgenia Aleksandrovna

was born on May 13, 1987. In 2009 she graduated from South Ural State University. Now she is a chief investigator of Investigation Department of Troitsk of Investigation Department of Investigation Committee of the Russian Federation for Chelyabinsk region, a degree-seeking student of Criminal Procedure and Criminalistics Department of South Ural State University. She is the author of 5 publications. Research interests: criminal procedure and criminalistics. E-mail:


Problems and Questions of Criminal Law, Criminal Justice and Criminalistics


The article analyzes the problems of the use of special knowledge at examination, the relation of terms “medical officer” and “an expert” used in Article 179 of the Criminal Procedure Code of the Russian Federation, procedural order and method for the stated investigatory action executed with the expert and by the expert; personal opinion on some alterations in Article 179 of the Criminal Procedure Code of the Russian Federation is given.


examination, expert, medical officer, expert opinion.

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