Rule 701.        Opinion Testimony by Lay Witnesses

If the witness is not testifying as an expert, the witnessí

testimony in the form of opinions or inferences is limited to

those opinions or inferences which are (a) rationally based on

the perception of the witness, (b) helpful to a clear

understanding of the witnessí testimony or the determination

of a fact in issue, and (c) not based on scientific, technical, or

other specialized knowledge within the scope of Rule 702.