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Criminal – Continuance – Absent Witness – Investigator's Statement – Reversal (access required)

Where the trial court allowed into evidence at defendant's murder trial a taped conversation between defendant and an investigator in which the investigator told defendant to "stop lying," this admission was reversible error as it related to defendant's sentence. We conclude the admission of the statement that defendant was lying was harmless error as to the ...

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