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Criminal Practice – CSC – Evidence – Hearsay – Pediatrician’s Testimony (access required)

A specific objection was sufficient to preserve the issue of the violation of Rule 803, SCRE, when a pediatrician’s testimony went well beyond the time and place of the alleged child abuse. The pediatrician’s testimony constituted glaringly inadmissible testimony, and, given the state’s highlighting of this testimony to the jury, its admission was not harmless. We ...

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