United States v. Alexander
United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
48 F.3d 1477 (1995)
The United States government (plaintiff) prosecuted Gary Edward Alexander, Anthony F. Hicks, and two others (defendants) for bank robbery. Two years earlier, Hicks was convicted for residential robbery and a drug offense. At trial, the prosecutor introduced evidence of Hicks’s prior convictions to impeach the credibility of Hicks's alibi defense. The jury convicted Hicks. On appeal to the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, Hicks argued the district court erred in admitting evidence of his prior convictions.
Rule of Law
Holding and Reasoning (Thompson, J.)
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