Preventing the prosecution witnesses from knowingly testify to inadmissible evidence

Jay Leiderman
By: Jay Leiderman
August 06 2016

THE DEFENSE MOVES FOR AN ORDER THAT THE PROSECUTION WITNESSES NOT TO KNOWINGLY TESTIFY TO INADMISSIBLE EVIDENCE

A prosecutor commits error when his/her witness knowingly testify to inadmissible evidence. [People v. Basuta (2001) 94 CA4th 370(polygraph) People v. Aragon (1957) 154 Cal.App.2d 646 (same, “the district attorney must instruct his witnesses. He cannot do indirectly what he is forbidden to do directly) “A prosecutor must guard against volunteer statements from his witnesses.” (People v. Baker (1956) 147 Cal.App.2d 319) (D took a polygraph); People v. Bentley (1955) 131 CA2d 687, 690 (prior conviction).)

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