Evidence-Wellborn SU2006 Outline

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Unformatted text preview: he expert at or before the hearing. If of a type reasonably relied upon by experts in the particular field in forming opinions or inferences upon the subject, the facts or data need not be admissible in evidence in order for the opinion or inference to be admitted. Facts or data that are otherwise inadmissible shall not be disclosed to the jury by the proponent of the opinion or inference unless the court determines that their probative value in assisting the jury to evaluate the expert's opinion substantially outweighs their prejudicial effect. Texas rule differs here: Federal rule requires that otherwise inadmissible facts or data, in order to be disclosed, have probative value that substantially outweighs the prejudicial effect. Texas rule will only exclude this evidence if the danger that they will be used for a fact other than explanation or danger of unfair prejudice outweighs the probative value. Rule 703 sets forth the three permissible bases upon which an expert's opinion may be grounded. An expert's opinion m...
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