Volume 36, Issue 3 (May 1991)
Are Forensic Experts an Endangered Species?
There are those in the legal profession, including some judges, who believe that the only good expert is a dead one. Such people believe that only established truth through science should be permitted into the courtroom; anything less is rank speculation and should be excluded on summary judgment. In such a world, there would be scant need for causation experts or juries, despite the guarantee of the Seventh Amendment.