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ARTICLE VII. OPINIONS AND EXPERT TESTIMONY

Table of Contents

Article I. General Provisions
Article II. Judicial Notice
Article III. Presumptions
Article IV. Relevancy and Its Limits
Article V. Privileges
Article VI. Witnesses
Article VII. Opinions and Expert Testimony
Rule 702
Rule 703
Rule 704
Rule 705
Article VIII. Hearsay
Article X. Contents of Writings, Recordings,
and Photographs
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Revised Rule 702. [Testimony by] Qualification of Experts Witnesses [changes highlighted]

       [If scientific, technical, or other specialized knowledge will assist the trier of fact to understand the evidence or to determine a fact in issue, a] A witness is qualified as an expert [by] if the witness has acquired, by any means, substantial knowledge of scientific, technical, or other specialized areas [, skill, experience, training, or education, may testify thereto in the form of an opinion or otherwise].

Click here to see commentary on Revised Article 702.

Revised Rule 702. Qualification of Experts Witnesses [clean copy]

       A witness is qualified as an expert if the witness has acquired, by any means, substantial knowledge of scientific, technical, or other specialized areas.

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