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Evidence: Impeachment by Evidence of a Criminal Conviction

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'This material is about Federal Rule of Evidence 609: Impeachment by Evidence of Criminal Conviction. The goal of the party in impeaching a witness is to use the witness’s prior conviction(s) to prove that the witness has a propensity to be deceitful and that the witness is likely acting in conformity with that propensity by lying on the witness stand and/or when making a prior statement admitted at trial to prove the truth of the matter asserted. This material will enable the student to... More
Material Type: Open Textbook
Technical Format: PDF
Date Added to MERLOT: October 07, 2013
Date Modified in MERLOT: October 07, 2013
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Submitter: Cathy Swift

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