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Civil Procedure – Evidence – Massie Rule (access required)

A defendant cannot invoke the Massie v. Firmstone rule to challenge plaintiff’s representations in a related criminal prosecution in federal court, but the Richmond Circuit Court says the parties should consider application of the doctrines of collateral estoppel and res judicata on the present litigation, in light of a decision in an earlier related civil ...