The Act revises the Georgia Evidence Code to enhance the evidentiary standard for admitting expert testimony in criminal cases. Like in civil cases, expert testimony in criminal cases now must satisfy the Daubert standard for admission of scientific, technical, and other specialized evidence.
Bentley Spain & Ronnie Thompson,
HB 478: Amendments to Rules of Evidence Regarding Expert Testimony in Criminal Cases,
Ga. St. U. L. Rev.
Available at: https://readingroom.law.gsu.edu/gsulr/vol39/iss1/9