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PEOPLE v. STERN, B158338

the "Truth-in-Evidence" provisions of article I, section 28(d) of the California Constitution vested the trial court with discretion to permit brief testimony by two witnesses concerning an uncharged stabbing incident to corroborate victim's recollection of the promise to slit victim's mother's throat during the threatening telephone call.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 08/14/2003
  • Published 08/14/2003


  • TURNER, P.J.


  • California Court of Appeal


  • For Appellees:
  •  Gideon Margolis, El Cajon, under appointment by the Court of Appeal, for Defendant and Appellant., Bill Lockyer, Attorney General, Robert R. Anderson, Chief Assistant Attorney General, Pamela C. Hamanaka, Assistant Attorney General, Margaret E. Maxwell, Supervising Deputy Attorney General, Timothy M. Weiner, Deputy Attorney General, for Plaintiff and Respondent.
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