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Ohler v. United States

Docket No.: 98-9828
Argued: March 20, 2000
Decided: May 22, 2000

Topics:

Federal Rules of Evidence, Criminal Procedure, Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure, Federal Rules of Evidence, harmless error, harmless-error

Petitioner: Ohler
Respondent: United States

Court Below: THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE NINTH CIRCUIT
Citation: 169 F.3d 1200
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket


529 U.S. 753 (2000)
Question:

Does a defendant waive her right to appeal a ruling granting the government's motion to introduce evidence of a prior conviction under Federal Rule of Evidence 609(a)(1), if she introduces the prior conviction while testifying on direct examination?

Ohler v. United States
ORAL ARGUMENT

March 20, 2000

Holding: affirmed
Decision: Decision: 5 votes for United States, 4 vote(s) against
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