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State v. Hardy
Citation:946 P.2d 1175 (Wash. 1997)
Hardy was charged with the robbery of Wilkins’s jewelry. The two’s recollection of the events for trial greatly differed from each other. At trial, evidence of Hardy’s previous felony conviction for drug crimes was offered as impeachment evidence. The trial court determined the bare fact that Hardy was convicted of a felony – excluding the nature of that felony – could be admitted as impeachment evidence against him.
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