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Rule 702. Testimony by Expert Witnesses

Arizona Revised Statutes AnnotatedRules of Evidence for Courts in the State of ArizonaEffective: January 1, 2024

Arizona Revised Statutes Annotated
Rules of Evidence for Courts in the State of Arizona (Refs & Annos)
Article VII. Opinions and Expert Testimony
Effective: January 1, 2024
Arizona Rules of Evidence, Rule 702
Rule 702. Testimony by Expert Witnesses
A witness who is qualified as an expert by knowledge, skill, experience, training, or education may testify in the form of an opinion or otherwise if the proponent demonstrates to the court that it is more likely than not that:
(a) the expert's scientific, technical, or other specialized knowledge will help the trier of fact to understand the evidence or to determine a fact in issue;
(b) the testimony is based on sufficient facts or data;
(c) the testimony is the product of reliable principles and methods; and
(d) the expert's opinion reflects a reliable application of the principles and methods to the facts of the case.

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Amended Sept. 8, 2011, effective Jan. 1, 2012; Aug. 24, 2023, effective Jan. 1, 2024.
17A Pt. 1 A. R. S. Rules of Evid., Rule 702, AZ ST REV Rule 702
State Court Rules are current with amendments received through April 1, 2024. The Code of Judicial Administration is current with amendments received through April 1, 2024.
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