SANE: Trial and Testimony Basics


This training will help educate Oregon Sexual Assault Examiners on the basics of preparing to testify in court. At the end of this training, participants will be able to:

1. Describe the difference between a fact witness and an expert witness.
2. Give three examples of topics SAEs/SANEs are commonly expected to explain in the courtroom.
3. Give two examples of elements of strong testimony.
4. Give two examples of elements of weak testimony.

2 CEUs will be provided upon completion.

This project was supported by Grant No. 2015-WR-AX-0007 awarded by the Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice. The opinions, findings, conclusions, and recommendations expressed in this publication/program/exhibition are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women.