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State v. Yalowski, 2017 UT App 177 (Sept. 21, 2017), reh’g denied (Oct. 27, 2017).

Sep 21, 2017

In an appeal from a criminal conviction, the defendant challenged the district court’s refusal to allow him to question the victim about her plea in abeyance and uncharged arrest for giving a false name to a police officer under Rule 608 of the Utah Rules of Evidence. The court of appeals held that the limitations placed on defendant’s cross-examination were harmless, because defendant was able to question the victim about the facts underlying the arrest, and her testimony was corroborated by other witnesses whose credibility was not attacked.