Md. R. Evid. 5-702

As amended through March 1, 2024
Rule 5-702 - Testimony by Experts

Expert testimony may be admitted, in the form of an opinion or otherwise, if the court determines that the testimony will assist the trier of fact to understand the evidence or to determine a fact in issue. In making that determination, the court shall determine

(1) whether the witness is qualified as an expert by knowledge, skill, experience, training, or education,
(2) the appropriateness of the expert testimony on the particular subject, and
(3) whether a sufficient factual basis exists to support the expert testimony.

Md. R. Evid. 5-702

This Rule is new.

Adopted Dec. 15, 1993, eff. 7/1/1994; amended July 8, 2021, eff. 10/1/2021.

See Rochkind v. Stevenson, 471 Md. 1 (2020).