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RULE 5-702. TESTIMONY BY EXPERTS

West's Annotated Code of MarylandMaryland RulesEffective: October 1, 2021

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Maryland Rules
Title 5. Evidence (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 700. Opinions and Expert Testimony
Effective: October 1, 2021
MD Rules, Rule 5-702
RULE 5-702. TESTIMONY BY EXPERTS
Expert testimony may be admitted, in the form of an opinion or otherwise, if the court determines that the testimony will assist the trier of fact to understand the evidence or to determine a fact in issue. In making that determination, the court shall determine
(1) whether the witness is qualified as an expert by knowledge, skill, experience, training, or education,
(2) the appropriateness of the expert testimony on the particular subject, and
(3) whether a sufficient factual basis exists to support the expert testimony.
Cross reference: See Rochkind v. Stevenson, 471 Md. 1 (2020).
Source: This Rule is new.

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[Adopted Dec. 15, 1993, eff. July 1, 1994. Amended July 9, 2021, eff. Oct. 1, 2021.]
MD Rules, Rule 5-702, MD R REV Rule 5-702
Current with amendments received through December 1, 2022. Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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