CourtDiscuss the following cases and the impact they had on expert witness testimony: 1.Frye v. United States 2.Daubert v. Merrell Dow Pharmaceuticals, Inc. 3.Kuhmo Tires Co. v. Carmichael

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My favorite of these is Frye v. United States. Polygraph tests are given by experts who can monitor a suspect's truthfulness or deceit.  The court ruled that expert testimony could be used to explain the results of the test.  Now, courts allow expert testimony but not polygraph results.