The Special Task Force on Practice and Procedure in Civil Cases submitted its final report to the Supreme Court. The final issue to be addressed was a "same specialty" requirement for experts in actions for medical injury.
The per curiam, which includes the Task Force's report and suggestions for Ark.R.Evid. 702 can be found here: http://opinions.aoc.arkansas.gov/WebLink8/0/doc/320308/Electronic.aspx
A 60-day public comment period began January 30.
You may send comments to the Clerk of Courts via snail mail to:
Attn: Clerk of the Courts
625 Marshall Street
Little Rock, Arkansas 72201
Or via email to Les.Steen@arkansas.gov or Stephanie.M.Harris@arkansas.gov
Please use this opportunity to participate in your judiciary.