Admission of Evidence Expert Testimony.

Byline: Derek Hawkins

7th Circuit Court of Appeals

Case Name: United States of America v. William A. Julius

Case No.: 20-2451

Officials: KANNE, HAMILTON, and ST. EVE, Circuit Judges.

Focus: Admission of Evidence Expert Testimony

A jury found that William Julius set fire to the building where his ex-girlfriend was living after she spurned his attempts to rekindle their relationship. On appeal Julius argues that the district court erred in allowing lay witnesses to offer expert testimony about the process of extracting data from his cellphone and in cutting off his cross-examination of one of...

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