Dual Lay, Expert Testimony Needs Jury Instruction, 7th Circuit Panel Says

(November 9, 2018, 8:23 AM EST) -- CHICAGO — In an opinion in a criminal case, a Seventh Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel on Nov. 7 urged the circuit’s jury instruction committee to consider adding a pattern jury instruction making clear to weigh separately, and “under their respective standards,” expert testimony and lay testimony given by the same person (United States v. Duprece Jett, et al., Nos. 17-2051, 17-2052 and 17-2060, 7th Cir., 2018 U.S. App. LEXIS 31511)....

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