Bloomberg Law
March 10, 2022, 4:23 PM

ANALYSIS: Say Goodbye to ‘Daubert Motion’, Hello to New Rule 702 (1)

Elizabeth Bernard
Elizabeth Bernard
Analysis Team Lead

Changes to reinforce Federal Rule of Evidence 702 are likely coming by the end of next year.

Last year, the Advisory Committee on Evidence Rules unanimously approved a proposal to amend Rule 702. The comment period for the amendment to the federal evidence rule on expert testimony closed last month, and all signs indicate that these necessary changes, which would clearly establish the standard for admissibility of this testimony, will be approved by the Supreme Court soon and take effect Dec. 1, 2023.

The timing is right for these changes. Federal court litigation often involves scientific, technical, or other specialized theories, ...

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