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Federal Rule of Evidence 404(b)

Federal Rule of Evidence 404(b)

Definition

Provides that evidence of a crime, wrong, or other act is not admissible to prove a person's character to show that the person acted in accordance with that character on a particular occasion. However, depending on the facts of the case, this type of evidence may be admissible for another purpose, including proving motive, knowledge, intent, or lack of accident.

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