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Landmark Cases

Case Name: James FRYE v. US

Date, Location, Cite: 1923 DC
293 F. 1013
US Circuit Court of Appeals for DC

Note this case is from 1923.When the question involved is outside the range of common experience or knowledge, then [experts] are needed; the thing from which the deduction is made must be sufficiently established to have gained general acceptance in the field in which it belongs. cf Daubert v. Merrell Dow