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How to Make the Most of the Rule 702 Amendments

publication | May 1, 2024

As amended on December 1, 2023, Federal Rule of Evidence 702 takes a strong step forward in protecting jurors from unreliable expert testimony in the courtroom. The Advisory Committee Note and working papers are key resources to ensure proper understanding of the import of the amendment and to put an end to the judicial recalcitrance that has too often undermined this important evidentiary protection.