Frye v. United States
|Frye v. United States (1923)
|Opinion of the Court→|
|admissibility of scientific evidence. It provides that expert opinion based on a scientific technique is admissible only where the technique is generally accepted as reliable in the relevant scientific community. In Daubert v. Merrell Dow Pharmaceuticals, 509 U.S. 579 (1993), the Supreme Court held that the Federal Rules of Evidence superseded Frye as the standard for admissibility of expert evidence in federal courts. Some states, though still adhere to the Frye standard.Frye v. United States, 293 F. 1013 (D.C. Cir. 1923) was a case that established the Frye standard, a test to determine the|
United States Court of Appeals,
Appeal from the Supreme Court of the District of Columbia.
[p1013] Before SMYTH, Chief Justice, VAN ORSDEL, Associate Justice, and MARTIN, Presiding Judge of the United States Court of Customs Appeals.