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Permissibility of Use of Evidence Seized Pursuant to Mail Fraud Statute For Prosecution of Tax Evasion

Author: LegalEase Solutions  QUESTIONS PRESENTED Whether evidence seized pursuant to a search warrant that was specifically authorized under suspicion of criminal activity under the mail fraud statute can be used as evidence for a prosecution under the tax evasion statute without the authorization of an additional warrant to seize the evidence on suspicion of a … Continue reading “Permissibility of Use of Evidence Seized Pursuant to Mail Fraud Statute For Prosecution of Tax Evasion”

Is Introduction of Evidence Violative of Order Reversible Error – Indiana

Author: LegalEase Solutions Does the introduction of evidence that violates an order granting a motion in limine (motion to exclude evidence from a trial) reversible error and prejudicial such that a defendant is entitled to a new trial? In Taylor v. state, 496 N.E.2d 561(1986) The court held: The granting of a motion in limine … Continue reading “Is Introduction of Evidence Violative of Order Reversible Error – Indiana”

Is Admission of Video Tape Inadmissible Hearsay and Grounds for a New Trial – Indiana

Author: LegalEase Solutions Is the admission of a videotaped interview with the victim inadmissible hearsay and thus, grounds for a new trial? Generally, in Indiana courts videotapes are inadmissible hearsay. The evidence at issue is a videotape of an interview of K.W. by Detective Malloy. Videotaped statements are hearsay, and thus are generally inadmissible. Willis … Continue reading “Is Admission of Video Tape Inadmissible Hearsay and Grounds for a New Trial – Indiana”

Admissibility of Prior Criminal Allegations as Evidence under Federal and Michigan Law

Author: LegalEase Solutions Introduction Plaintiff should be able to introduce evidence of the defendant’s prior criminal acts not for the truth of the allegations, but to establish his state of mind and/or to prove an improper motive, a discriminatory or fraudulent intent, and a wrongful pattern or practice, respectively, on the part of the defendant. … Continue reading “Admissibility of Prior Criminal Allegations as Evidence under Federal and Michigan Law”

Admissibility of illegal agreements as evidence under Washington Law

Author: LegalEase Solutions  Introduction A tenant fell from a poorly maintained deck when a railing collapsed and he sustained a severe brain injury. The tenant had previously signed a lease agreement, and a purchase and sale agreement with the Defendant landlord.  The purchase and sale agreement obligated the tenant to purchase within three years.  The … Continue reading “Admissibility of illegal agreements as evidence under Washington Law”