Why The Florida Supreme Court Shouldn't Undo Daubert

Law360, New York (July 15, 2016, 10:55 AM EDT) -- Three years after Gov. Rick Scott signed into law amendments to Florida Statute Sections 90.702 and 90.704, modernizing Florida to a Daubert jurisdiction and abandoning the archaic Frye standard, there remains a looming state of unsteadiness. Since July 1, 2013 (the enactment date of the Daubert amendment), there have been countless Daubert challenges, hearings, trial court orders, appeals, appellate opinions, articles, continuing legal education seminars, meetings and votes of the Florida Board of Governors, and debates all having to do with Daubert as a matter of Florida law. Will Daubert remain or will Florida revert back to Frye?

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