Visual Adv. 2
Updated: 2/7/2020
Visual Adv. 2

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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  • My fellow Supreme Court Justices and I have determined that the Frye standard for admissibility is outdated.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 . . .