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United States v. Wilford
Citation:710 F.2d 439 (8th Cir. 1983)
The defendant and three codefendants were convicted of extorting drivers at a waste treatment construction site in Cedar Rapids to join a labor union. The defendant argued that a witness presented by the government during its rebuttal brought forward new facts not raised in its original case-in-chief, and that the defendant was entitled to present evidence on surrebuttal to counter the witness’s testimony and to impeach his credibility. However, the district court sustained the government’s objection to surrebuttal by the defendants.
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