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People v. Mountain
Citation:66 N.Y.2d 197 (1985)
On this appeal, the defendant urges that the court erred in permitting the prosecutor to introduce evidence that the assailant’s sperm contained type A blood and allowing references to the defendant’s blood type. He relies on People v. Robinson in which this court stated that proof that the defendant had type A blood and that the semen found in and on the body of the decedent was derived from a man with type A blood was of no probative value in the case against defendant in view of the large proportion of the general population having blood of this type and thus should not be admitted.
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