Federal Rule of Evidence 702: A Useful Rule (When It's Followed)

Sep 09, 2021

When it comes to evidentiary disputes, it can be tough to predict how a particular judge will rule. What is inadmissible character evidence (Rule 404(a)) to one judge might be admissible "other acts" evidence (Rule 404(b)) to another.

And when it comes to expert opinion testimony, there can be even more uncertainty. A judge considering a shaky opinion might—citing the Supreme Court's landmark ruling, Daubert v. Merrell Dow Pharmaceuticals, Inc.—exclude the opinion on the...

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