Magically admissible evidence

October 1, 2014

  • 110 Criminal Law
  • 110XVII Evidence
  • 110XVII(F) Other Misconduct by Accused
  • 110XVII(F)13 Proof and Effect
  • 110k374.15 Preliminary Evidence
  • 110k374.18 Offer of Proof
  • 110k374.18(2) k. Identifying Purpose for Which Evidence Is Offered.

10-01-14A proponent’s incantation of the proper uses of prior act evidence does not magically transform inadmissible evidence into admissible evidence.

U.S. v. Caldwell, 2014 WL 3674684, (C.A.3 (Pa.), 2014)