This article examines United States v. Schmitz, 634 F.3d 1247 (11th Cir. 2011) to illustrate how a court addressed the fairness of singling out the testifying defendant for cross-examination about his/her belief that the government's witnesses are lying or not.
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GWU Legal Studies Research Paper 2012-152; GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper 2012-152
Saltzburg, Stephen A., Cross-Examining the Defendant About Other Witnesses (2012). 26 Crim. Just. (2012); GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2012-152; GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2012-152. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2669929