Nathan Schactman’s July 6, 2014 post offers interesting comments on the rules for expert causation testimony. Not too many will take Twerski head on, but he did. And Green-Sanders also did not escape.
The ABA Journal includes a short article and links to an order regarding Judge Posner enthusiastically using appointed experts in a patent case for which he has volunteered to act as the trial judge. He also endorsed the idea of using a "blue ribbon" jury.
Australia’s Clayton Utz recently published this interesting article on the UK’s high court abolishing expert witness immunity for civil cases. The article cites the key cases, and issues that remain open. The article also notes that it’s not yet known if Australia will follow the same path.
A key cite and excerpt from the article …