Strengthening The Gatekeeper's Role

Maranga | Morgenstern Associates, Judy Liao and Phil Tukia, presented this roundtable which analyzed Sargon v. USC (2012) 55 Cal.4th 747. This case addresses the introduction, submission, and utilization of expert witnesses at trial, and delineates the scope of appropriate expert testimony.

  1. Sargon v. USC – Overview

  2. Sargon v. USC - Narrows the Gap Between State and Federal Law Re: Admissibility of Expert Testimony

  3. Comparison to State Law

  4. Further Look – The Facts of Sargon

  5. Evidence Code Sections 801 and 802

  6. In Practice