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Defendant can show suggestiveness of child interviews

A defendant charged with sexually abusing a child can introduce expert testimony to show that the victim’s accusations were the product of a suggestive interview process conducted by police and social workers, the Kentucky Supreme Court has ruled in reversing ...

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Court reverses $18 million jury verdict against Ford

An $18 million jury verdict against a car manufacturer must be reversed because the trial court erred by admitting evidence of similar accidents, qualifying the plaintiffs’ witness as an expert in cruise control systems and allowing testimony regarding alternative feasible ...

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Murder conviction is thrown out

A trial court erred when it allowed a prosecution witness to testify that the defendant’s gun had been fired within the last eight hours, because the state failed to set forth a sufficient foundation for the testimony, the Hawaii Court ...

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