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Question on ‘Lying’ Was Harmless Error (access required)

Defendant’s conviction of aggravated sexual battery of his niece is affirmed by the Court of Appeals; even assuming the trial court erred in allowing the prosecutor to ask defendant if either of his two prior felony convictions were for “lying, cheating or stealing,” the error was harmless. Defendant testified in his own defense, thereby placing his ...