Archive for April, 2013

Frye vs. Daubert: Should it matter? Part 2

Sunday, April 7th, 2013

If you are a trial attorney who relies on forensic experts, you are no doubt familiar with the Daubert and Frye standards, and will know which standard applies in your particular jurisdiction.

Knowing the standard, however, does not necessarily mean that your expert will have the same knowledge. It also does not mean that your expert will know how to formulate and express opinions that will meet the standard, as applied either by the trial court or by an appellate court. Assuming that your expert has such knowledge can be a costly mistake. (more…)