Florida Chamber of Commerce Stands Behind Florida Supreme Court for Adopting Higher Expert Witness Standards

Jordan Kirkland -           5/23/19

On Thursday, the Florida Chamber of Commerce issued a statement backing the Florida Supreme Court for issuing an opinion adopting Florida’s expert witness standards to the higher standard, and eliminating junk science from Florida’s court.

This significant move ends a six-year old battle in which the previous court’s attempted to undermine the Florida Legislature by keeping in place the weaker standard in place.

The Standard is an archaic test to determine the admissibility of scientific evidence. It often excludes new, cutting-edge scientific methods that were not accepted in .


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