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Florida Bar split over Frye v. Daubert standards; Voice of criminal defense could guide decision

Legal News Line Oct. 20, 2015, 2:04pm

ATLANTIC BEACH, Fla. – Lawyers sharply debating whether to preserve the statewide standard for admitting expert testimony focused so tightly on civil cases that they overlooked the criminal field. Their error caught up with them on Oct. 16, when governors of the Florida Bar tabled a committee’s recommendation to preserve the current standard.