Some time ago we posted critically about an ALI Restatement proposal (since tentatively adopted over our, or at least, Bexis,’ vocal objections) that would abolish the requirement that expert witnesses hold their opinions to a reasonable degree of professional certainty. Not long after that we became aware that the folks over at Blog 702 thought

You’d probably expect that two guys whose idea of recreation includes commenting on drug and medical device product liability litigation would be members of the American Law Institute – and you’d be right. We both are ALI members, and it’s an outstanding organization through which many really smart and really dedicated people to donate huge