|Posted on Wednesday, March 13, 2002 - 05:19 pm: ||
Judge Pollak reversed himself this afternoon and it is now unanimous wins for Fingerprints in all Daubert challenges to date!
The Honorable Louis H. Pollak wrote:
Based on the foregoing considerations, I have concluded that arrangements which, subject to careful trial court oversight, are felt to be sufficiently reliable in England, ought likewise to be found sufficiently reliable in the federal courts of the United States, subject to similar measures of trial court oversight. In short, I have changed my mind. "Wisdom too often never comes, and so" - as Justice Frankfurter admonished himself and every judge - "one ought not to reject it merely because it comes late."His court order is a little over 2 Mbs (might take a while to download if you have dial-in computer access), but you can read it by clicking here.