'Parker' Continues a Long Tradition

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March 15, 2007

The recent New York Court of Appeals decision in Parker v. Mobil Oil Corp.1 seems to have caught many off guard. After bracing for affirmation of a seemingly higher Frye standard,2 the legal community was surprised with the Court's broad strokes. At first blush, the Parker decision appears to open the gate and cinch it closed at the same time. As a result, Parker continues to be the subject of wide debate. But, one thing is certain: New York remains a Frye state.

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