The Use of Immigration Status in Cross-Examination of Witnesses: Scope, Limits, Objections

38 Pages Posted: 29 Jul 2011

Date Written: December 10, 2010

Abstract

Federal immigration reform and state immigration laws have claimed a prominent place in the current political conversation. Here, Professor Mason outlines the use of illegal immigration status in the impeachment of witnesses with an emphasis on the pretrial discovery process.

Keywords: trial practice, discovery, immigration, impeachment, aliens

Suggested Citation

Mason, Caleb E., The Use of Immigration Status in Cross-Examination of Witnesses: Scope, Limits, Objections (December 10, 2010). American Journal of Trial Advocacy, Vol. 33, No. 3, 2010, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1896704

Caleb E. Mason (Contact Author)

Werksman Jackson & Quinn, LLP ( email )

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