Dallas, TX asked in Criminal Law for Texas

Q: How is evidence introduced at a criminal trial and at the same time protecting a client's rights?

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John Cucci Jr.
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  • Houston, TX

A: The TX rules of evidence are how evidence is admitted in a court proceeding.

A good lawyer knows the rules well and uses them to his/her advantage.

There are 22 exceptions to Hearsay, and properly used and manipulated, is how you win a trial.

I hope this helps.

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Daniel Patrick Clancy
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  • Dallas, TX
  • Licensed in Texas

A: All evidence in a criminal trial is either admitted, or excluded, pursuant to The Texas Rules of Evidence, The Texas Penal Code, and The Texas Rules of Criminal Procedure. It's the obligation of the court, as gatekeeper, to determine the admissibility, or inadmissibility, of all evidence which is offered in trial. The protection of a client's rights generally lands squarely on the shoulders of his/her attorney.

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