Title
CJWi06finalnoimage.correx
By
tappe
Description
Trial Tactics Stephen A. Saltzburg Guilt Assuming Hypotheticals: Basic Character Evidence Rules The accused in a criminal case has the right to offer evidence of a pertinent character trait in order to cast doubt on whether he or she would commit the crime charged by the governmment This right gives the accused an opportunitt to offer predisposition evidence that is otherwise generally inadmissible. Federal Rule of Evidence 404(a)(1) illustrates the general rule against characcte evidence and the...

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