Crafting the right objection to evidence presented at trial is important both to win an evidence fight and to preserve an issue for appeal. This article examines United States v. Davis, 596 F.3d 852 (D.C. Cir. 2010) to illustrate just how difficult making the right objection can be.
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GW Law School Public Law and Legal Theory Paper No. 2011-1; GW Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2011-1
Saltzburg, Stephen A., The Right Objection (2011). 25 Crim. Just. (2011) ; GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2011-1; GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2011-1. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2669944