WIFE AS WITNESS

July 10, 2014

  • 275 New Trial
  • 275II Grounds
  • 275II(H) Newly Discovered Evidence
  • 275k105 k. Impeachment of Witness.

275 New TrialPlaintiff’s counsel’s failure to disclose his marriage to plaintiff’s expert witness did not constitute grounds for new trial; only possible use of evidence was for impeachment purposes, and there is apparently no obligation for attorney to disclose information which can solely be used for impeachment purposes.

May v. Strecker, 453 N.W.2d 549 (Minn. Ct. App. 1990)

Suggested by Charlie Wilson, Research Librarian; Lindquist & Vennum LLP; Minneapolis, Minn.