Mealey's Litigation Procedure - Judge Finds Firearms Expert Qualified To Testify About Shooting Incident

Mealey's Litigation Procedure - Judge Finds Firearms Expert Qualified To Testify About Shooting Incident

ST. CROIX, Virgin Islands - The firearms identification methodology used by the government's expert in a murder case were reliable and relevant under the standards of Daubert v. Merrill Dow Pharmaceuticals Inc., 509 U.S. 579 [1993]), a Virgin Islands federal judge ruled July 28, and also deemed the expert to be qualified and denied a plaintiff's motion to exclude the expert's testimony (United States of America, et al. v. Elvin Wrensford, et al., No. 1:13-cv-00003, D. Virgin Islands; 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 102446).

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