January 30, 2014
- 110 Criminal Law
- 110XVII Evidence
- 110XVII(R) Opinion Evidence
- 110k468 Subjects of Expert Testimony
- 110k474.5 k. Practices or Modus Operandi of Offenders.
Matters involving dosages, prices, and other particulars endemic to ingestion and distribution of crack cocaine are beyond ken of average juror and, thus, expert testimony on those subjects is likely to help jury and, hence, if sanctioned by trial judge, is admissible in evidence.
U.S. v. Valle, 72 F.3d 210 (1st Cir. 1995)