No. 96-9459.

133 F.3d 809 (1998)

UNITED STATES of America, Plaintiff-Appellee, v. Fred Emerson GILLIARD, Defendant-Appellant.

United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit.

January 21, 1998.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Michael C. Garrett, Garrett & Gilliard, P.C., Augusta, GA, for Defendant-Appellant.

Charles W. Daniels, Freedman, Boyd, Daniels, Hollander, Guttman & Goldberg, Albuquerque, NM, amicus curiae for The National Assoc. of Criminal Defense Lawyers.

Jeffrey J. Buerstatte, Asst. U.S. Atty., Savannah, GA, for Plaintiff-Appellee.

Before ANDERSON and BLACK, Circuit Judges, and MOORE, Senior District Judge.

BLACK, Circuit Judge:

The sole issue in this appeal is whether the district court erred when it excluded evidence of a polygraph examination offered into evidence by Appellant Fred Emerson Gilliard. The district court excluded the polygraph evidence under Fed.R.Evid. 702 and, alternatively, under Fed.R.Evid. 403. Gilliard contends that the district court's ruling constituted an abuse of discretion. We hold that the district court did not abuse its discretion, and...

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