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Prior bad acts admissible in firearm possession case (access required)

Because a defendant’s prior bad acts are admissible under the Federal Rules of Evidence 404(b) in a case involving a woman charged with unlawful possession of a firearm, the jury will also hear that she possessed a loaded firearm on one prior occasion and threatened violence in the days prior to the charged offense. Background On Oct. ...