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State v. McNeely
Citation:8 P.3d 212 (Or. 2000)
The defendant was tried with murder. During the trial, the trial court allowed the testimony from the defendant’s jail inmate about statements that the defendant allegedly had made to him. The defendant argued that this testimony should have been excluded because the inmate could not identify the defendant at trial as the man whom he had spoken in jail. The prosecution argued that the testimony was conditionally relevant.
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