Panel Finds No Error In Denying Expert Testimony On Interview Techniques

(May 13, 2016, 12:50 PM EDT) -- WAUSAU, Wis. — A defendant was not constitutionally entitled to present his desired expert testimony regarding suggestive interview techniques, and a trial court did not err in excluding it, a Wisconsin appeals panel ruled May 10, also finding that the defendant failed to establish that his expert’s testimony constituted relevant evidence (State of Wisconsin v. Daniel L. Schmidt, No. 2015AP457, Wis. App.; 2016 Wisc. App. LEXIS 284).

(Opinion available. Document #30-160610-002Z.)

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