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Old 06-12-2016, 09:40 PM
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Originally Posted by Bricker View Post
Originally Posted by Typo Negative
Then I assume * that the defense lawyers had an opportunity to depose him? And if they did, would that also be admissible at trial? (is depose the right term in a criminal proceeding?)
I'm not aware of any effort made by the defense to depose him. But if you're asking if they had deposed him, would the resulting testimony be admissible?

Does a potential accused have a right to depose a potential witness in a criminal matter in the US? I realise that there may be 51 answers to that question, but I'm just curious from a comparative law perspective. (There's no such power in Canadian criminal law.)

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