The Use of Immigration Status in Cross-Examination of Witnesses: Scope, Limits, Objections
38 Pages Posted: 29 Jul 2011
Date Written: December 10, 2010
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
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