District of Columbia Court of Appeals

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Docket Number

14-DA-18, 14-CV-1350


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D.C. Court of Appeals adopts Rule 702/Daubert standard for determining admissibility of expert testimony

October 20, 2016

The D.C. Court of Appeals overruled the prior Dyas/Frye evidentiary test and in its place adopted the federal rule 702 evidentiary standard as interpreted by Daubert and its progeny.

Petition filed 10/15/2014.

U.S. Chamber amicus brief filed 10/24/2014.

U.S. Chamber amicus brief on the merits filed 2/23/2015.

Argued 11/24/2015.

Decided 10/20/2016.

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