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Clark v. State
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View this case and other resources at: Citation. 159 Tex. Crim. 187, 261 S.W.2d 339, 1953 Tex. Crim. App. Brief Fact Summary. The Appellant, Clark (the "Appellant"), was convicted of murder and sentenced to death for shooting his ex-wife with a .38 caliber revolver. The victim was killed in her bed at home. Synopsis of Rule of Law. Evidence relevant to an issue may be admissible over attorney client privilege even if it was obtained through eavesdropping by a third party. ...

City and County of San Francisco v. The Superior Court of the City and County of San Francisco
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View this case and other resources at: Citation. 502 U.S. 938 112 S. Ct. 371 116 L. Ed. 2d 323 1991 U.S. Brief Fact Summary. James Hession brought suit against Synopsis of Rule of Law. A physicians examination in preparation for a trial is protected under an attorney-client privilege but not a physician-patient privilege. ...

United States v. Abel
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Oliver J. Coles v. Chester A. Harsch
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View this case and other resources at: Citation. 129 Ore. 11, 276 P. 248, 1929 Ore. Brief Fact Summary. Defendant, Oliver J. Coles, married the former wife of Plaintiff, Chester Harsch. Plaintiff sued Defendant for alienating the affections of his wife. Synopsis of Rule of Law. A series of small evidentiary violations can amount to a retrial. ...

Tome v. United States
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United States v. Joanne Lindstrom, Dennis Slater
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View this case and other resources at: Citation. 698 F.2d 1154, 1983 U.S. App. Brief Fact Summary. Defendants, Joanne Lindstrom and Dennis Slater, were convicted of mail fraud and conspiracy to commit mail fraud after they manipulated billings and treatment for a therapy company that they owned. Synopsis of Rule of Law. A defendant has to prove that a delay in bringing an indictment was deliberate and prejudicial, but a court can not restrict a defendant's right to cross-examine witnesses for the purposes of impeachment. ...

Luce v. United States
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View this case and other resources at: Citation. 469 U.S. 38, 105 S. Ct. 460, 83 L. Ed. 2d 443, 1984 U.S. Brief Fact Summary. Petitioner was indicted on charges of conspiracy and possession of cocaine with intent to distribute in violation of a federal statute. During his trial, Petitioner moved to preclude the Government from using a previous State conviction to impeach him if he testified, even though the petitioner never made a commitment to testify and never proffered to the court what his testimony would be. After the Court of Appeals refused to consider the petitioner ...

United States v. Brackeen
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United States v. Sanders
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United States v. Wong
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View this case and other resources at: Citation. 131 S. Ct. 545 Summary. Defendant was charged with violating the mail fraud statute and the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act. The district court's ruling, which stated the probative value of prior convictions did not outweigh their prejudicial effect, was affirmed by the Court of Appeals. Synopsis of Rule of Law. A judge has no discretion to prohibit to impeachment of the credibility of a witness by questions concerning crimes involving dishonesty or false statements. ...