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Evidence Keyed to Sklansky
United States v. Fortes
Citation:619 F.2d 108 (1st Cir. 1980)
The defendants were convicted of armed robbery. During trial, a prosecution witness linked the defendants with the crime. The witness testified about how defendant Fortes had engaged in a conversation with him two days after the robbery. The witness stated that both of the defendants, Fortes, and Jemison were present. The witness testified that he asked the defendants if they did a bank robbery and that the defendant Fortes answered affirmatively, describing details about the robbery, including the defendant Jemison’s participation. The defendant Jemison objected to this testimony.
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