Admissibility of Scientific and Physical Evidence

Discuss the U.S. Supreme Court set guidelines for determining the admissibility of scientific and physical evidence into the courtroom.

What later decision caused the U.S. Supreme Court to make assertions about the Frye standard, and what responsibility did that decision place on the trial judges? What were future forensic processes affected by this decision? How has this changed the way evidence is analyzed by forensic scientists? How do juries in trials look at physical evidence?