Impeachment | Problem 22

Prosecution of D for disorderly conduct. D testifies the he was acting normally, and that complaints about his conduct were exaggerated. The prosecutor elects not to cross-examine him. Then D calls W to testify that he has known D for years and that in his opinion, D is a truthful person. Is Ws testimony proper? […]

Impeachment | Problem 22

Prosecution of D for disorderly conduct. D testifies the he was acting normally, and that complaints about his conduct were exaggerated. The prosecutor elects not to cross-examine him. Then D calls W to testify that he has known D for years and that in his opinion, D is a truthful person. Is Ws testimony proper? […]

Impeachment | Problem 19

Prosecution of D for assaulting V. At trial, D testifies that he did not lay a hand on V. On cross-examination, the prosecution asks D if it isnt true that shortly after the incident, D told a bystander that she punished V through force. D objects to the statement on hearsay grounds. How should the […]

Impeachment | Problem 18

Prosecution of D for murdering her husband (V). Ds defense is that she was defending herself from Vs attack. She alleges that V was the first aggressor. D produces W to testify that V was indeed the first aggressor. The prosecution cross-examines W and questions him about his alleged affair with D. D objects to […]

Impeachment | Problem 22

Prosecution of D for disorderly conduct. D testifies the he was acting normally, and that complaints about his conduct were exaggerated. The prosecutor elects not to cross-examine him. Then D calls W to testify that he has known D for years and that in his opinion, D is a truthful person. Is Ws testimony proper? […]

Impeachment | Problem 16

P sues Department Store for false imprisonment. Department Stores defense is that it was justified in detaining P because it observed P attempting to steal a handbag. P denies that she attempted to steal the handbag. P then calls W to testify that at a recent party, P said that she did not attempt to […]