Archive: April 2011

New Statute Adds Extra Hurdle to Admit Expert Testimony

Published: Thursday, April 7th, 2011

Wisconsin had long adhered to the “relevance” test for expert testimony: Whether the evidence would likely assist the finder of fact. As recently as a year ago, the Wisconsin Supreme Court refused to adopt Daubert. Never shy, the Wisconsin Legislature has decided it knows evidentiary law better than the Wisconsin Supreme Court.