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United States v. Barrett
Citation:539 F.2d 244
Arthur Barrett argues that the court below erred by refusing to admit the testimony of three defense witnesses. The first was James Melvin, who testified that he was at a card game on Bowdoin Street in Massachusetts, with Ben Tilley. When Melvin was asked to recount a conversation which he had there with Tilley, the Government objected. Barrett made an offer of proof that Melvin would testify that Tilley had told Melvin “that he, Tilley, and Buzzy Adams were going to have some trouble from the people from California and then he said, ‘No, Bucky Barrett wasn’t involved. It was Buzzy.'”
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