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Expert Witness Agreements Between the Department of Justice and Employees of the Department of Veterans Affairs

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As a general matter, employees of the Department of Veterans Affairs may enter into expert witness agreements with the Department of Justice for testimony that is unrelated to their official duties, so long as the requirements of 18 U.S.C § 205 are observed.

Updated July 9, 2014