The Daubert Standard's Effects On Arizona Courts

Law360, New York (May 18, 2010, 12:24 PM EDT) -- Although Arizona has made headlines for its controversial immigration law, there was a more notable game-changer in its product liability realm recently: Arizona’s adoption of the Daubert standard in state court cases.

On May 10, 2010, Arizona enacted a law which requires that judges in state court cases follow the federal Daubert standard on expert evidence. The law is effective on July 29, 2010, and applies to both civil and criminal cases. It requires that judges take an active role in determining that an expert reached...
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