OPEN AND SHUT CASE

July 3, 2014

  • 110 Criminal Law
  • 110XXXI Counsel
  • 110XXXI(D) Duties and Obligations of Prosecuting Attorneys
  • 110XXXI(D)5 Presentation of Evidence
  • 110k2047 k. Introducing Evidence of Other Misconduct by Accused.

110 Criminal LawThe State cannot ask a series of impermissible questions concerning prior acts of misconduct on cross-examination, and then claim that the defendant opened the door by answering the impermissible questions.

Robertson v. State, 829 S.2d 901 (Fla. 2002)