RULE 702. TESTIMONY BY EXPERTS
If scientific, technical, or other specialized knowledge will assist the trier of fact to understand the evidence or to determine a fact in issue, a witness qualified as an expert by knowledge, skill, experience, training, or education, may testify thereto in the form of an opinion or otherwise.
Rule 702 was amended, effective March 1, 2007.
Rule 702 states the general rule governing expert testimony.
SOURCES: Minutes of Joint Procedure Committee of September 22-23, 2005, pages 2-6; June 3, 1976, page 6; Rule 702, Federal Rules of Evidence.