What is the difference between an expert witness vs. a lay witness?

HOUSTON – In Texas, there’s a rule counsel follows when it comes to making a witness an expert witness. It’s called 702.

In this Anatomy of a Trial video, we’ll show you the difference between the two because it may not be as easy as you think.

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