This article discusses when evidentiary error is harmless. It addresses the Kotteakos guidelines and the competing standards set forth by courts. It also addresses the several ways by which evidentiary error may be cured at trial.
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GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2018-51; GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2018-51
Mueller, Christopher B. and Kirkpatrick, Laird C. and Richter, Liesa, §1.5 Offers of Proof (2018). C. Mueller, L. Kirkpatrick, & L. Richter, Evidence §1.05 (6th ed. Wolters Kluwer 2018) ; GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2018-50; GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2018-50. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3275006