expert testimony
n.
Opinions about a subject offered by an expert in the field in order to help the jury understand specialized evidence in a case.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


expert testimony
An opinion stated during a trial or deposition (testimony under oath before trial) by an expert witness on a subject relevant to a lawsuit or a criminal case.
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Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.


expert testimony
Testimony about a scientific, technical, or professional issue given by a person qualified to testify because of familiarity with the subject or special training in the field.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


expert testimony
Testimony about a scientific, technical, or professional issue given by a person qualified to testify because of familiarity with the subject or special training in the field.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

expert testimony
n.
   opinions stated during trial or deposition (testimony under oath before trial) by a specialist qualified as an expert on a subject relevant to a lawsuit or a criminal case.
   See also: expert witness

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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