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Right to Present a Defense: People v. Dorn

Appellate Division, Fourth Department Right to Present a Defense Preservation of Error People v. Dorn KA 09-02156 Appealed from Oneida County Court Background: During a trial for grand larceny and conspiracy, the defendant testified but was barred from introducing letters and statements of the deceased victim. On appeal, she argued  the evidentiary rulings violated her “right to present a defense.” Ruling: The ...