Saturday, August 6, 2011
Immigration Article of the Day: The Use of Immigration Status in Cross-Examination of Witnesses: Scope, Limits, Objections
"The Use of Immigration Status in Cross-Examination of Witnesses: Scope, Limits, Objections" American Journal of Trial Advocacy, Vol. 33, No. 3, 2010 CALEB E. MASON, Southwestern Law School. ABSTRACT: Federal immigration reform and state immigration laws have claimed a prominent place in the current political conversation. Here, Professor Mason outlines the use of illegal immigration status in the impeachment of witnesses with an emphasis on the pretrial discovery process.