United States v. Asher, 910 F.3d 854 (6th Cir. 2018), is an example of how a lawyer might offer evidence for a permissible purpose when that evidence is simply not needed to prove a case. Although Asher involves a prosecutor’s introduction of evidence, the temptation to offer all the evidence in one’s arsenal is not confined to prosecutors. Any lawyer anxious to win a case can succumb.
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