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Today we are hearing the case of Daubert v. Merrell Dow Pharmaceuticals.
Objection, Your Honor! The experts' opinions are based on scientific techniques that are not generally accepted.
As the attorney for the Daubert's, I would like to offer the testimony of 8 expert witnesses.
Is it still the law that an expert witness's scientific knowledge be "generally accepted" in the relevant field to be admissible?
My fellow Supreme Court Justices and I have determined that the Frye standard for admissibility is outdated. Today we will change the law . . .
Moving forward, courts should consider a number of factors when determining the admissibility of expert testimony. These factors include, but are not limited to, the following:
The law is changed. This case is remanded to the lower court for proceedings consistent with this opinion.
Finally, justice has been served for our baby . . .