Admissible Evidence

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Admissible Evidence

Any item, exhibit, object, material, or recording which a local, district, or federal court will accept as linking an alleged actor to an act.
Examples A knife belonging to the accused, covered with the victim's blood; the uttering of the killer’s name by a dying victim is admissible in some jurisdictions (Michigan, California, Washington, D.C., and the state of Washington).
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Even without legislation, responsible, competent, and serious legislators can find reasons to question EPA conduct, and lawyers can frame evidentiary challenges so that the courts and administrative hearings will be required to make clear rulings on admissibility of scientific evidence with an accompanying rationale for appellate review.
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g]eneral acceptance' is not a necessary precondition to the admissibility of scientific evidence under the Federal Rules of Evidence, but the Rules of Evidence-especially Rule 702-do assign to the trial judge the task of ensuring that an expert's testimony both rests on a reliable foundation and is relevant to the task at hand.
28) However, the standards for admissibility of scientific evidence and expert testimony changed considerably over time.
Daubert sought to put to rest much of the ambiguity surrounding judges' obligation under FRE 702 to decide upon the admissibility of scientific evidence.
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In 1993, in the Daubert case, the Supreme Court outlined the current test for the admissibility of scientific evidence in the federal courts.
62) Virtually every jurisdiction that has adopted the per se inadmissibility rule has, like Mack, arrived at its conclusion by applying the Frye test for the admissibility of scientific evidence.
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