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United States v. Patterson
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
2009 WL 3423839 (2009)
Emmanuel Patterson (defendant) was charged with bank robbery. Patterson planned to testify in his own defense. The prosecution (plaintiff) filed a motion in limine under Federal Rule of Evidence 609, seeking to introduce three prior convictions of Patterson’s that had occurred nine years prior for carrying a gun without a license, conspiracy, and robbery. Patterson filed a motion in limine to exclude the prior convictions.
Rule of Law
Holding and Reasoning (Surrick, J.)
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