“A Still-Life Watercolor”: Frye v. United States

    Volume 27, Issue 3 (July 1982)

    ISSN: 0022-1198


    Published Online: 1 July 1982

    Page Count: 11

    Starrs, JE
    Professor, The George Washington University, National Law Center, Washington, DC

    (Received 30 October 1981; accepted 20 November 1981)


    A review is made of documentary material in Frye v. Unites States, the case that set the precedent for the Frye test for the admissibility of scientific evidence. The author concludes that the facts of the original case have become seriously distorted with the passage of time.

    Paper ID: JFS12176J

    DOI: 10.1520/JFS12176J

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    Title “A Still-Life Watercolor”: Frye v. United States
    Symposium , 0000-00-00
    Committee E30