By Representative(s) PENDLETON / STEGMAIER / MOSES; Ahu Isa, Arakaki, Cachola, Fox, Leong, Marumoto, McDermott, Morihara
Keywords: EVIDENCE, JUDICIARY, JURIES, WITNESSES
Report Title: Rules Of Evidence; Impeachment
Description: Amends Rule 609 of the Hawaii Rules of Evidence to allow evidence of a prior conviction if its probative value outweighs its prejudicial effect and the conviction involves dishonesty or false statement.
1-22-99 H Introduced and passed First Reading
1-25-99 H Referred to the committees on 1. JHA 2. FIN ,
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1-19-00 H Carried over to 2000 Regular Session.