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COURT REVERSED FOR A NEW TRIAL FINDING THE TRIAL COURT SHOULD NOT HAVE ALLOWED THE STATE TO EXERCISE A PEREMPTORY CHALLENGE ON AN AFRICAN-AMERICAN JUROR, BECAUSE THE REASONS ARTICULATED FOR THE STRIKE WERE NOT GENUINE

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COURT REVERSED FOR A NEW TRIAL FINDING THE TRIAL COURT SHOULD NOT HAVE ALLOWED THE STATE TO EXERCISE A PEREMPTORY CHALLENGE ON AN AFRICAN-AMERICAN JUROR, BECAUSE THE REASONS ARTICULATED FOR THE STRIKE WERE NOT GENUINE Gibson v. State, Fla. L. Weekly…


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Accident Report Privilege Does Not Preclude Discovery Of Statements Made By Individuals In Accident For Purposes Of Completing Report–while Such Statements Are Inadmissible At Trial, They Are Subject To Discovery–statute Makes Protected Information

Aug 28th, 2021 in News by admin

ACCIDENT REPORT PRIVILEGE DOES NOT PRECLUDE DISCOVERY OF STATEMENTS MADE BY INDIVIDUALS IN ACCIDENT FOR PURPOSES OF COMPLETING REPORT--WHILE SUCH STATEMENTS ARE INADMISSIBLE AT TRIAL, THEY ARE SUBJECT TO DISCOVERY--STATUTE MAKES PROTECTED INFORMATION INADMISSIBLE, BUT NOT PRIVILEGED. Anderson v. Mitchell,…


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