Fifth 5th degree assault

In 5th degree misdemeanor assault trial victim allowed to testify as to facts regarding prior convictions

Defendant was convicted of 5th degree misdemeanor assault in the County of Mower, State of Minnesota.  Defendant appealed on the grounds that (1) the victim should not have been allowed to testify as to the facts of victim’s prior convictions, and (2) defendant’s cross examination of victim regarding same was limited.  The Minnesota Court of Appeals found no error, and no plain error in the State’s questioning of victim about his prior convictions, given that defendant had stated his intent to cross examine victim on same.  Affirmed.

State v. Karnes, A19-0504, Mower County.

Minnesota Criminal Defense Lawyer Lynne Torgerson was not attorney of record in this case.

By |2020-02-21T23:31:10+00:00February 21st, 2020|Victories/Case Law Updates|0 Comments

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