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Using Daubert To Exclude Flawed Surveys
We typically think of expert testimony as providing an insight into the evidence in the case, or drawing a conclusion from the evidence, that requires knowledge beyond the ken of a typical judge or juror.
United States
4 Oct 2016
The First Circuit Weighs Competing Studies About Relative Risk
When does an expert witness have an obligation to weigh competing studies and explain why she chose to rely on one study rather than another?
United States
23 Jun 2016
Gatekeeping On The Record: The Fifth Circuit Requires That Daubert Inquiries Be Explained On The Record
Under Federal Rule of Evidence 702 and Daubert v. Merrell Dow Pharmaceuticals, Inc., 509 U.S. 579 (1993), district courts serve as gatekeepers for the admission of expert testimony.
United States
8 Jun 2016
Mayer Brown Submits Amicus Brief For Chamber Of Commerce In Tenth Circuit Appeal Involving Excessive Punitive Damages
Although the Supreme Court's modern due process cases have given lower courts a framework for deciding whether an award of punitive damages is excessive ..
United States
23 Apr 2015
Sixth Circuit Slams the Door on Unreliable, Result-Oriented Expert Testimony in Disparate-Impact Case
Plaintiffs increasingly rely on questionable expert testimony to fill gaps in their proof, trusting that the imprimatur of an expert will overcome otherwise insuperable deficiencies in their cases.
United States
22 Apr 2014
En Banc Ninth Circuit Adds Teeth To Daubert Gatekeeping Obligation
On January 15, the "en banc" US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit issued a decision in "Barabin v. AstenJohnson, Inc.".
United States
22 Jan 2014
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