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R.I. Supreme Court Holds Trial Court Abused Discretion By Excluding Or Discounting Expert Testimony On Value of Stone Wall And Trees

The Rhode Island Supreme Court has held the Superior Court abused its discretion by excluding the potential testimony of a geology professor as an expert on stone walls and by discounting the expert testimony of a professional arborist on the value of trees. The Court said its recent decisions on expert testimony were intended to liberalize the admission of expert testimony and that the proposed testimony had sufficiently reliable bases.