Fiddling While Rome Burns: The Story of the Federal Rules and Experts

Symposium on Forensic Expert Testimony, Daubert and Rule 702 (October 1, 2017)

Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 17-29

6 Pages Posted: 5 Dec 2017 Last revised: 17 Jan 2018

Date Written: October 1, 2017

Abstract

The distinction between educational and deferential modes of trial are briefly explored, and a proposal to amend FRE 702 to require that expert testimony be provided in a comprehensible fashion is advanced.

Keywords: evidence, federal rules of evidence, experts, forensics

Suggested Citation

Allen, Ronald J., Fiddling While Rome Burns: The Story of the Federal Rules and Experts (October 1, 2017). Symposium on Forensic Expert Testimony, Daubert and Rule 702 (October 1, 2017); Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 17-29. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3080628

Ronald Jay Allen (Contact Author)

Northwestern University Law School ( email )

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Chicago, IL 60611
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