Title
WF_CJSU07final
By
drapera
Description
47 CRIMINAL JUSTICE ■ Summer 2007 “Impeaching” Cooperating Witnesses The government charges a defendant with a crime and obtains the help of a witness involved in the criminal activity. The witness enters into a plea agreement with the government, and is called to testify at trial. The defendant offers to stipulate that the defense will make no effort to impeach the witness through the use of the plea agreement and moves to exclude it from evidence. The prosecutor insists upon using the agreement...

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