- Apr 1, 2006
- Far Western Mass
- Basic Beliefs
- I'm here...
and legal experts decide which evidence they'll hear, a decision that is revisited in the appeal. So expertise is required for that part of the appeal.uries don't make laws. They are instructed in the law by a Judge. The jury's duty is to examine the evidence presented
Experts decide which testimony they'll hear, which is also revisited. So, + expertise.
Experts explain the very specific questions the jury is to answer. "Did the state prove to you that the defendant intended for the whoha to hit the whatsit when he whatevered the whatchamacallit?" So that the jury's answer can be basically yes or no. Because they're really dumbing down the law for the jury.